Sidewalk on Undeveloped Lots

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Section 445.030K2a5 of the Raymore Unified Development Code requires the owner of any undeveloped lot within a subdivision phase to construct a sidewalk on that lot when 66% or more of the lots on the same side of the street in the same block already have a sidewalk and it has been 3 years from the date the first Certificate of Occupancy was issued in the subdivision or subdivision phase that contains the undeveloped lo

2017 Program

On January 1, 2017 City staff determined the following lots met the threshold to require sidewalk to be installed.  Notices were mailed to the property owner requiring installation of sidewalk by August 1, 2017.  If no sidewalk is installed or a building permit issued for a home by August 1, 2017, a public hearing will be scheduled before the City Council in September to determine if the City is to install sidewalk upon the lot. At the conclusion of the hearing City Council will make a determination if the City will install sidewalk upon each lot and levy a special assessment against the lot for the costs thereof.  The affected properties are listed below:

Eagle Glen

Hidden Meadows

LeMor Estates

Madison Valley

2016 Program

On September 26, 2016 City Council held a public hearing on 10 undeveloped lots wherein the property owner failed to install sidewalk as required by August 1, 2016. The purpose of the hearing was to determine if the City is to install sidewalk upon the lot. At the conclusion of the hearing City Council determined the City will install sidewalk upon each lot identified below and levy a special assessment against the lot for the costs thereof.  At its October 10, 2016 meeting Council confirmed that the City will install sidewalk upon the undeveloped lots listed below.  The City will be commencing construction of sidewalk on the lots in September of 2017. The affected properties are listed below:

Edgewater at Creekmoor

Westbrook at Creekmoor

Knoll Creek Estates

2015 Program

On September 14, 2015 City Council held a public hearing on 16 undeveloped lots wherein the property owner failed to install sidewalk as required by August 1, 2015. The purpose of the hearing was to determine if the City is to install sidewalk upon the lot. At the conclusion of the hearing City Council determined the City will install sidewalk upon each lot identified below and levy a special assessment against the lot for the costs thereof. The City has installed the sidewalk and invoices have been sent.  Any unpaid invoices will result in a special assessment being filed on the property.

Madison Creek

2014 Program

Lot owners were notified of the requirement and were given until August 1, 2014 to have sidewalk installed. For those lots wherein sidewalk was not installed or a permit had not been issued to construct a home on the lot a public hearing was held on September 13, 2014 and the City Council made a determination for the City to install the sidewalk and levy a special assessment against the lot for the costs thereof. The City's sidewalk contractor commenced installation of sidewalk on the lots on April 1, 2015 with a final completion date of June 18, 2015. Sidewalk was installed (or site work completed) on 45 lots. Invoices were sent to each property owner allowing 30 days for payment. Any invoice that remained unpaid as of March 1, 2016 was submitted to the Cass County Collector to levy a special assessment against the lot for the costs thereof.   Invoices remain unpaid for the lots listed below: 

Southern Hills at Creekmoor

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