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Legislation #: 980796 Introduction Date: 7/2/1998
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 9/6/1998
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 56-539, Permits, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter regulating the issuance of building permits for dangerous buildings.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/27/1998

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

7/2/1998

Prepare to Introduce

7/2/1998

Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

7/8/1998

Hold On Agenda

7/22/1998

Hold On Agenda

8/5/1998

Hold On Agenda

8/19/1998

Do Pass

8/20/1998

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

8/27/1998

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 980796

Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 56-539, Permits, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter regulating the issuance of building permits for dangerous buildings.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 56-539, Permits, and enacting one new section, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 56-539. Permits.

 

(a) Building permits must be obtained in accordance with the Building Code of Kansas City, Missouri. However, demolition permits may be issued without a certificate of appropriateness from the Landmarks Commission for buildings designated as a historic landmark or located within a local historic district which have been declared dangerous buildings and ordered demolished in accordance with this article.

 

(b) It shall be unlawful for any person, other than the owner, to salvage or cause or allow any other person to salvage a building which has been ordered demolished without first obtaining written authorization of the director of neighborhood and community services.

 

(c) It shall be unlawful for the owner to salvage or cause or allow any other person to salvage a building which has been ordered demolished once the notice to proceed has been issued to the contractor by the department.

 

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney