COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 040118
Chapter 10, Code Of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 10-131, Arts &
Cultural District Zone.
IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:
1. That Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is
hereby amended by enacting a new Section 10-131, Arts & Cultural District
Zone, to read as follows:
10-131. Arts & Cultural District Zone.
This section is intended to permit the issuance of annual liquor licenses for
reoccurring social and promotional events taking place within the
Arts & Cultural District, where artists and arts organizations are
clustered, for the purpose of bringing a vitality and identity to the
communities within the Arts & Cultural District. Designation of the Arts
& Cultural District and the Arts & Cultural District Subzones is a
proactive and constructive mechanism to foster arts and cultural development
and to provide a boost to the growth and evolution of our community.
(1) Arts &
Cultural District means the River Crown Plaza Area bounded by 47th Street on
the south, Brooklyn on the east, the Missouri River on the north, and State
Line on the west.
(2) Arts &
Cultural District Subzone means one or more developed districts of public or private
use within the Arts & Cultural District that:
a hub of cultural activity or are where artists create, sell, display and/or
perform their works of artistic expression; and
distinguished by physical and cultural resources that play a vital role in the
life and development of the community and contribute to the public through
interpretive, educational and/or recreational uses.
(3) Event means a
reoccurring cultural, artistic or educational activity, occurring approximately
once a month and no more frequently than twelve (12) times per calendar year.
(1) The River Crown
Plaza Area is hereby designated as an Arts & Cultural District.
(2) The following
areas are each designated as Arts & Cultural District Subzones:
River Market. The area bounded by the Missouri River on the north, I-70 on the
south, Broadway on the west, and Heart of America Bridge on the east.
Loop. The area bounded by 6th Street on the north, Cherry Street on the east,
I-70 to I-35 at Holmes to I-670 on the south, and Belleview Avenue on the
Crossroads Area. The area bounded by I-70 to I-35 at Holmes to I-670 on the
north, Troost Avenue on the east, the KC Terminal Railway tracks on the south,
and Belleview Avenue on the west.
& Vine. The area bounded by 17th Terrace on the north, Woodland on the
east, 19th Street on the south, and Paseo Blvd on the west.
areas may be designated as Arts & Cultural District Subzones as
determined by the Council of Kansas City.
as to form and legality: