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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 990452
Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-480, Fees, and enacting
in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter; and
establishing the effective date.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:
1. That Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri,
is hereby amended by repealing Section 80-480, Fees, and enacting in lieu
thereof one new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:
Applications to board of zoning adjustment and city plan commission.
Certain fees are hereby established for the filing of applications to the board
of zoning adjustment and the city plan commission as follows:
applications to rezone, not requiring a preliminary plan: $250.00.
applications to rezone with a preliminary or development plan:
$250.00 plus $2.00 per dwelling unit, but not to exceed $800.00.
$250.00 plus $50.00 per acre or fraction thereof, but not to exceed $800.00.
Community Unit Projects: $200.00 plus $2.00 per dwelling unit, not to exceed
amendments to preliminary or development plans:
$150.00 plus $2.00 per dwelling unit, but not to exceed $800.00.
$150.00 plus $50.00 per acre or fraction thereof, but not to exceed $800.00.
each stage of final plans:
$100.00 plus $2.00 per dwelling unit, but not to exceed $800.00.
$100.00 plus $50.00 per acre or fraction thereof, but not to exceed $800.00.
approval of signage plans: $150.00.
application for special review district: $150.00.
special use permits and text amendments: $350.00.
Group Housing Projects: $200.00 plus $2.00 per dwelling unit, but not to exceed
all other applications: $250.00.
of zoning adjustment.
applications for a variance: $150.00.
applications for appeal from the decision of the Codes Administration: $150.00.
applications for a conditional use permit excluding signs: $200.00.
applications for a conditional use permit for a sign: $150.00.
applications for a special use permit: $200.00.
applications for all other requests: $200.00.
applications for rehearing before the board of zoning adjustment: $50.00.
any request for continuance by the applicant: $50.00.
city plan commission and the board of zoning adjustment shall have the authority
to waive the fees set out in this subsection in the interests of justice.
Transcripts on appeal to circuit court. Transcripts, necessary upon
appeal to the circuit court, shall be furnished by the appellant. These may be
obtained, upon payment of the current charge, from the reporting service
employed by the board of zoning adjustment to take testimony given at the
public hearing. The board may waive the transcription costs where it is
determined that the appellant is unable to pay the costs. The cost of the
transcript will be refunded to the appellant if the appellate court orders such
refund upon judgment.
Certificates of legal nonconformance. For all applications for
certificate of legal nonconformance, there shall be a charge of $100.00 for
applications related to one- and two-family residences and $250.00 for all
other applications. For all requests for approval of a change in use for an
existing legal nonconforming use pursuant to Section 80-230(4), there shall be
a charge of $50.00 for requests related to one- and two-family residences and
$125.00 for all other requests.
The City Manager shall have authority annually to adjust the fees listed above
to reflect an increase equal to an increase in the consumer price index (all items/all
urban consumers/Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas) published by the United States
Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, provided that the increases
are reflective of the costs of the services being provided. If the costs in
processing the applications fall below the fees being charged, the fees shall
be reduced so that they are equal to or less than the costs of processing the
applications. The adjustments shall be made annually by the City Manager in
conjunction with the adoption of the annual budget of the City by filing a
notice with the City Clerk.
2. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the
proposed amendment hereinabove, all public notices and hearings required by the
Zoning Ordinance have been given and had.
3. This ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after passage or on
July 1, 1999, whichever last occurs.
hereby certify that as required by Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, the
foregoing ordinance was duly advertised and public hearings were held.
City Plan Commission
as to form and legality: