City of Raymore
City of Raymore Missouri Dedicated to being a quality community in which to live, work, and play.

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Building Inspection

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1. How do I apply for a building permit?
2. What construction projects require a building permit?
3. Is a fence required around my swimming pool?
4. What hours are contractors permitted to work in the city?
5. Where can I build a fence and how high can it be?
6. I want to add a deck/addition to my home. What permits do I need? How close can I build to my property line?
7. Where can I obtain a copy of a plot plan or survey of my property?
8. Can I erect a fence or storage shed in an easement?
9. Is an architect or engineer required to prepare plans for a building permit?
10. What construction work am I able to complete on my own home?
11. Where is my property line located?
12. Is a permit required to add on to my driveway?
13. Are dumpsters allowed in residential areas?
14. Is a permit required to re-roof my home?
15. Is a permit required to finish my basement?
16. Is a permit required for a wind turbine or solar panel?

City Clerk

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1. How do I get an occupational license with the City?
2. How do I request an open record under Missouri's Sunshine Law?
3. How do I register to vote, vote absentee or view election results?
4. Who is my Councilmember? What ward do I live in?
5. What form of government is the City of Raymore?
6. How do I volunteer for a City Board or Commission?
7. How do I schedule a personal appearance at a City Council meeting?

Code Enforcement

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1. How do I file a code enforcement complaint?
2. If I receive a violation notice and I corrected the violation what do I do?
3. How tall can grass grow on a lot before a code violation occurs?
4. When can trash be placed at the curb for collection?
5. Are residents required to store trash containers inside?
6. What constitutes an inoperable vehicle?
7. Where can inoperable vehicles be stored?
8. Who enforces inoperable or abandoned vehicles that are parked on the street?
9. Where can I park my camper or RV?
10. Where can I place my garage or yard sale signs?
11. Does the City enforce subdivision covenants?
12. Where can I display my vehicle for sale?
13. Am I permitted to burn within the city limits?
14. Are dumpsters allowed in residential areas?
15. How do I stop unwanted newspapers from being thrown in the yard?

Community Development

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1. How can I find out the zoning on my property?
2. How do I apply for a building permit?
3. How do I file a code enforcement complaint?
4. How tall can grass grow on a lot before a code violation occurs?
5. When can trash be placed at the curb for collection?
6. Are residents required to store trash containers inside?
7. Where can inoperable vehicles be stored?
8. What constitutes an inoperable vehicle?
9. Who enforces inoperable or abandoned vehicles that are parked on the street?
10. Where can I park my camper or RV?
11. Do I need a permit to have a garage sale, and how often can I have one?
12. Where can I place my garage or yard sale signs?
13. How do I stop unwanted newspapers from being thrown in the yard?
14. Does the City enforce subdivision covenants?
15. Are dumpsters allowed in residential areas?
16. Is a fence required around my swimming pool?
17. Where can I display my vehicle for sale?
18. Am I permitted to burn within the city limits?
19. What hours are contractors permitted to work in the city?
20. Where and when can I place signs to sell my home?
21. What uses are permitted on my property?
22. May I conduct a business out of my home? Are there any restrictions?
23. Where can I build a fence and how high can it be?
24. Are there any regulations regarding displaying signs on my property?
25. I want to add a deck/addition to my home. What permits do I need? How close can I build to my property line?
26. When does the Planning and Zoning Commission meet? Where can I find an agenda?
27. Why is there a yellow Public Notice sign posted in my neighborhood?
28. Where can I obtain a copy of the City Zoning Code (Unified Development Code)?
29. Does the City have a master plan for the future development of the City?
30. Where can I obtain a copy of a plot plan or survey of my property?
31. How can my property be annexed in to the City?
32. How do I obtain a variance from the requirements of the Unified Development Code?
33. Can I erect a fence or storage shed in an easement?
34. What construction projects require a building permit?
35. Is an architect or engineer required to prepare plans for a building permit?
36. What construction work am I able to complete on my own home?
37. Where is my property line located?
38. Is a permit required to add on to my driveway?
39. Can I access Raymore's GIS data over the internet?
40. Do you make custom maps for anyone?

Doing Business in Raymore

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1. What licensing is required for businesses located in the City limits of Raymore?

Economic Development

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1. What are the priorities of local economic development programs?
2. How can I find a commercial site or building in Raymore?
3. How can I get information on ownership, size, price, etc. for a commercial site or building?
4. How can I get zoning information on a commercial site or building?
5. How can I schedule a groundbreaking or ribbon cutting ceremony for my new / expaned / relocated business?
6. How can I get help for my new or existing business in the areas of: writing a business plan, marketing, social media, financing, etc.?
7. How can I schedule an appointment with the University of Central Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center representative?
8. How can I get help with workforce hiring and/or training?

Engineering (Public Works)

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1. Who do I contact about problems with silt/mud coming on my property from construction sites?
2. When do I need a street cut permit?
3. What are the criteria for installing a “Stop” sign?
4. What is a "flood zone determination" as it relates to a mortgage?
5. How do lenders find flood zone determination companies?
6. If a property owner disagrees with the lender's determination that the property is in a floodplain, what can be done?
7. Who put my property in the floodplain? How do I get it taken it out?
8. I wasn’t in Floodzone A when I built my house but I am refinancing and my lending institution says I am now. What happened?
9. I don’t want to be in the floodplain and have to pay flood insurance. What can I do?
10. What is the role of the local government in making flood zone determinations?
11. What is storm water runoff?
12. Did you know that not all substances that enter storm drain inlets in the streets can be removed by a treatment process before entering streams, creeks, rivers, lakes, or oceans?
13. Where does the storm water go after it drains into a storm drain?
14. If storm water drains only affect streams and creeks, why should I care?
15. What can I do to reduce the amount of storm water pollution I contribute?

GIS

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1. Can I access Raymore's GIS data over the internet?
2. Do you make custom maps for anyone?
3. Where can I obtain a copy of a plot plan or survey of my property?
4. Where is my property line located?

How Do I Request...

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1. How do I request open records under the Missouri Sunshine Law?
2. How do I request a personal appearance at a City Council meeting?
3. How do I request a zoning designation for a property in Raymore?
4. How do I request information regarding what uses are allowed on a residential property in Raymore?
5. How do I request information regarding what uses are allowed on a commercial property in Raymore?
6. How do I request a copy of a plot plan or survey of my property in Raymore?
7. How do I request a building inspection in Raymore?
8. How do I request a block party request form?
9. How do I request information on a commercial site or building in Raymore?
10. How do I request zoning information on a commercial site or building in Raymore?
11. How do I request a groundbreaking or ribbon-cutting ceremony for my new/expanded business?
12. How do I request help for my business in the areas of writing a business plan, marketing, social media, financing, etc?
13. How do I request access to the guest Wi-Fi service at Raymore City Hall?
14. How do I request a continuance on my court date?

How Do I View...

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1. How do I view maps of the City of Raymore?
2. How do I view the City's Adopted Budget and Capital Improvement Program?
3. How do I view a broadcast schedule for televised City of Raymore meetings?
4. How do I view online videos of City of Raymore meetings and other feature videos?
5. How do I view the Raymore Unified Development Code?
6. How do I view the master plans for the City of Raymore?
7. How do I view the building codes adopted by the City of Raymore?
8. How do I view Raymore municipal court costs and fines?
9. How do I view the municipal ordinances of the City of Raymore?
10. How do I view current job openings for the City of Raymore?
11. How do I view the types of payment accepted by the Raymore Municipal Court?
12. How do I view the Raymore Municipal Court's operating hours?
13. How do I view a City map with ward boundaries?
14. How do I view the quarterly Raymore Review magazine online?
15. How do I view the quarterly Raymore Recreation Program Guide online?
16. How do I view a list of special events in Raymore?
17. How do I view information on Raymore boards and commissions?
18. How do I view City plans and reports?
19. How do I view Raymore's City Charter and Municipal Code?
20. How do I view agendas, minutes and e-packet materials?
21. How do I view City documents online?
22. How do I view the City's weekly electronic newsletter?
23. How do I view City of Raymore videos on YouTube?
24. How do I view a list of frequently asked questions of the City of Raymore?
25. How do I view information on contractor licensing?
26. How do I view various brochures offered by the City?
27. How do I view the Raymore business areas in tax incentive districts?
28. How do I view the sales tax rates for Incentive Districts in Raymore?
29. How do I view the sales tax rate within Raymore?
30. How do I view the property tax rate for Raymore?
31. How do I view current bids that the City has out?

Human Resources

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1. How do I apply for a job with the City?
2. Do you accept resumes?
3. How do I find current job openings for the city?

Information Technology Services

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1. How do I view online videos of City of Raymore meetings and other feature videos?
2. How do I view a broadcast schedule for televised City of Raymore meetings?
3. How do I request access to the guest Wi-Fi service at Raymore City Hall?

Municipal Court

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1. Where is the Raymore Municipal Court located?
2. What is the Court's operating hours?
3. Is it possible to have my court date continued?
4. If my citation is payable without a Court appearance, when is it due?
5. What types of payments does the Court accept?
6. Does the Court accept credit card payments?
7. What is the maximum fine and sentence in Municipal Court?
8. How many points will be assessed on my drivers license?
9. Where do I find a copy of the municipal ordinances of the City of Raymore?

Operations & Maintenance (Public Works)

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1. How do I report a street light not working?
2. How do I report a pothole?
3. How do I report a problem with a traffic signal?
4. How do I report a down, damaged, or missing street sign?
5. Where does my water come from?
6. Why is my water pressure low?

Police

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1. How can I get a copy of the police report I filed?
2. How do I request permission for a block party?

Raymore City Hall 100 Municipal Circle Raymore, MO 64083 Ph: (816) 331-0488 Fax: (816) 331-8724
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