A City ordinance establishing Design Standards for the Downtown Core Area of Lee’s Summit, Mo., which provide for the physical appearance, structure and placement of commercial, mixed-use and residential buildings within the Downtown Core, was adopted on March 14, 2013, by the Lee’s Summit City Council. The Downtown Core Area is pictured in the map at left; click on the map to enlarge it. If you own property within the Downtown Core, please familiarize yourself with the Design Standards. Click here to review the Design Standards for the Downtown Core Area, which begin on page 27 of the City of Lee’s Summit Unified Development Ordinance, Article 7.

The Design Standards were developed through a collaborative effort between Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street and the City of Lee’s Summit’s Planning & Development Department.

For more information about the Design Standards, visit UDO Article 7- Design Standards.