The City Council passed Kansas City's first stream buffer ordinance on Aug. 21, 2008. The ordinance became effective Feb. 14, 2009. This landmark ordinance protects our streamways and improves the condition of our environment and the health of all Kansas Citians.
See Committee Substitute for Ordinance 081033 at City Clerk's Ordinance Search webpage for Stream Setback Code Ch 65 transition into New Development Code Ch 88 Series 400 Section 415. Note: Ch 65-03 "Definitions" moves into the Ch 88-810 "Definitions," and other minor changes.
See also City Planning and Development Land Development Division Reference Standards Webpage for related reference materials (Training Guides, Resources, and Documents).