City Code

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Independence, KS 67301

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Recently Adopted Ordinances

  1. 2022-004 - Rural Housing Incentive Districts - Amended
  2. 4362 - VACATING A PORTION OF EAST MYRTLE AND NORTH WALD
  3. 4363 - REZONING LAND AT 117 N WALD AVENUE
  4. 4364 - ANNUAL FEE FOR PRETREATMENT PERMITS
  5. 4365 - AMENDING COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE
  6. 4366 - AMENDING FEES FOR COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE
  7. 4367 - AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LOAN AGREEMENT WITH KDHE
  8. 4368 - VACATING LOTS IN THE WEST LAUREL STREET INDUSTRIAL PARK
  9. 4369 - VACATING A PORTION OF EAST MYRTLE STREET
  10. 4370 - UTILITY SUBSTATIONS
  11. 4371 - RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE INDEPENDENCE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
  12. 4372 - STANDARD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE
  13. 4373 - UNIFORM PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE
  14. 4374 - VACATING SETBACK LINES IN THE WEST LAUREL STREET INDUSTRIAL PARK
  15. 4375 - ADDRESSING REPAIR OF DAMAGES CAUSED BY EXCAVATIONS
  16. 4376 - SERIES 2021 TEXTRON IRBS
  17. 4377 - AMENDING SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS - REPLATS
  18. 4378 - MODIFYING THE PROCESSING PROCEDURE FOR CUPs
  19. 4379 - Residency Requirements for City Employees
  20. 4380 - 2022 Appropriations
  21. 4384 - Amending the Sanitary Sewer Code
  22. 4387 - ABATEMENT OF PUBLIC NUISANCES & SETTING FORTH NEW TERMS & CONDITIONS
  23. 4388 - Defining an Upper Story Dwelling
  24. 4389 - Moratorium Against Enforcement of CUP for Upper Story Dwelling
  25. 4390 - Series 2022-A GO Bonds
  26. 4391 - Regulating the Practice of Junking or Scrapping
  27. 4392 - Rezone 1320 W Maple St
  28. 4393 - Amending Connections to the Water Main
  29. 4394 - Fencing Requirements
  30. 4395 - New Fence Permit Fee
  31. 4396 - New Ambulance Rates
  32. 4398 - Amend 4397 - Annexing Land - Airport
  33. 4399 - 2018 Edition International Residential Code
  34. 4400 - 2018 Edition of the International Building Code
  35. 4401 - 2020 Edition of the National Electric Code
  36. 4402 - 2018 Edition of the Uniform Public Plumbing Code
  37. 4403 - 2018 Edition of the Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code
  38. 4404 - 2018 Edition of the International Existing Building Code
  39. 4405 - 2018 Edition of the Uniform Mechanical Code
  40. 4406 - Amending Appendix D - Building Permit Fees
  41. ORDINANCE 4381 - CITY BOUNDRY
  42. ORDINANCE 4382 - REMOVE BOARD MEMBERS FOR NON-ATTENDANCE
  43. Ordinance 4383 - Amending Zoning Code (Tiny Houses)