The Planning and Development Division provides the services of zoning, lot splits and combinations, platting and city planning.
Please see below for a comprehensive list of the services provided by the Planning and Development Division:
For questions and information regarding Economic Development in the City of Raytown, please see our Economic Development page.
A Land Use, Transportation, Aesthetic and Implementation strategy for the Redevelopment of the Highway 350/Blue Parkway Corridor, the Highway 350/Blue Parkway Corridor Plan was a joint effort by the Cities of Raytown, Kansas City, and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).
The Raytown Comprehensive Plan is prepared by the Planning and Zoning Commission, with the assistance of a citizens' advisory committee, City staff, members of the public, a consulting team, and numerous community and business organizations. As required by State law, the Comprehensive Plan is adopted by the Planning and Zoning Commission. The Comprehensive Plan is also approved by the Board of Aldermen.
The Central Business District (CBD) is a key community building block for the City of Raytown. It is one of two primary commercial areas in the city and traces its origin to the beginning of Raytown itself. The intent of the Central Business District Plan is to study and identify a future development vision and plan for the CBD based upon community input and action.
Through a combination of utility rebates and new technology, solar electricity continues to become more affordable. Solar energy is becoming a more and more important part of our energy future. Below are a few helpful links that provide more information on solar energy in Raytown and our surrounding communities.
KC Solar Map
Solar Ready Construction Guidelines