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Community Planning & Inspections
Welcome to the Department
Jay Leipzig
Community and Economic Development Director

Ashley Scherer
Community Development Administrative Assistant

520 Main St.
Belton, MO  64012

Ph: (816) 331-4331 ext. 120
Fx: (816) 331-6973

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Community Planning & Inspections Department is responsible for:

Mission Statement
The Community Planning & Inspections Department's mission is to ensure a high-quality and safely built environment committed to:
  • Properly and professionally guiding the development of the city
  • Protecting and enhancing the quality of life for all Belton citizens
  • Bringing about efficient and effective delivery of services
  • Promoting community pride and cooperation

Development Fee Schedule
If you are planning a development or building project in the City of Belton, please take a look at the Development Fee Schedule.

Solar Ready Communities
The Mid-America Regional Council developed voluntary guidelines for local governments in the Kansas City metropolitan region to help homebuilders and others work through the design steps that will make new construction solar ready. Please take a look at the Solar Ready Construction Guidelines. 

Please view the following link for the Photovoltaic System Application and Checklist for residential systems.

Additional information can be found on the MARC’s solar mapping website.

Trails Master Plan

In an effort to add transportation alternatives for the citizens of Belton, the Park Department has developed a comprehensive City Trails Master Plan.

Federal Fair Housing Act
The City of Belton supports the rights and protections provided by the Federal Fair Housing Act as well as State and local laws that prohibit discrimination in housing.  We also recognize that finding affordable housing can be challenging.  If you want to learn more about affordable housing, please visit the Department of Housing and Urban Development's page on affordable housing.
If you want more local assistance in finding affordable housing, please visit the Missouri Housing Development Commission's Affordable Housing Locator

Developers seeking tools that promote fair housing, should visit the following link Fair Housing First program.

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Proud Past. Bright Future506 Main Street Belton, Missouri 64012   Phone: (816) 331-4331