- What is Right of Way?
Generally, a public easement, vested in the City in trust
for the public and controlled by the City, to which the
public has a right to access and use for the purposes intended
by dedication. Generally, the Right-of-Way is 10-15ft behind
the edge of the street or curb.
- What is a Right of Way Permit and when should you purchase
A right-of-way permit must be obtained from the City of
Lee's Summit Public Works Department any time an excavation
is made in the public Right-of-Way. This permit will consist
of Permit Application Guidelines, Permit Holder Requirements
and other relevant information.
- Public Works Right of Way Ordinance -- click
- How do I obtain a Right of Way Permit?
A permit may be obtained in three ways:
- Via the Internet: Click
here to apply for an application on-line. The applicant
will be notified within 48 hours by fax stating the
users ID and Password.
- Via walk-in: A Password and ID can be applied
for at the Public Works Department: 220 SE Green Street
address. The Applicant must fill out the user ID and
password application, which they will receive, from
the Public Works Secretary. The ID and Password will
be processed and the applicant will receive confirmation
from the Right-of-Way Section via fax within 48 hours.
- Via fax machine: A Password and ID may be obtained
via the fax machine. The Applicant may apply for an
ID and Password by faxing a completed copy of the application
to the Right-of-Way section at (816) 969-1800. The Right-of-Way
Section will respond back with a confirmation of the
Applicants new ID and Password within 48 hours.