Performance Summary

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FY 2016 Overview

Some of the items completed during FY 2015 include:

  • Completed three amendments to the Unified Development Code.
  • Continued to increase mapping and data capabilities of internal ArcIMS site for all employees to access GIS information.
  • Provided in-house review of all building plans for residential and commercial projects.
  • Maintained a development report that is updated monthly to reflect existing housing units, units under construction, and available building lots in the City.
  • Administered a program to register properties that have been foreclosed on and complete weekly inspections to ensure code compliance and ensure structures are secured.
  • Continued implementation of a proactive inspection procedure for property maintenance code violations. Building inspectors completed a drive-by inspection of all properties in the City and commenced enforcement procedures on those properties deemed to have a violation of the property maintenance code.
  • Continued creation of excerpts from the Unified Development Code that provides quick reference material for residents and applicants.
  • Updated the Building Codes Interpretation Manual that includes common plan check corrections and interpretations of various building provisions.
  • Assisted the Planning and Zoning Commission with implementation of the adopted Growth Management Plan.
  • Expanded the on-line permitting program that allows contractors to submit and pay for certain building permits online.
  • Completed application and work necessary for Raymore to obtain Gold Level recognition as a Solar Ready Community.


For more information, contact the Community Development Department at (816) 331-1803.

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