Development Review Committee

Process of Development

The development process typically begins by scheduling a meeting with DRC. The committee ensures efficient coordination of development services through the effective use of staff time, consistent technical interpretation, and quality decision-making, which is essential to the success of a project.

For additional information please see our Development Review Process Guidebook(PDF, 3MB).


Setting Up A Meeting

The Development Review Committee (DRC) meets weekly on Wednesday's between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. as meetings are requested. Meetings are held in the Belton City Hall Annex at 520 Main Street, Belton, Missouri.  

DRC Pre-Application Questionnaire(PDF, 86KB) along with any supporting documentation is required to be turned in Thursday by 2:00 p.m., prior to the Wednesday you wish to meet. Following the submittal of the DRC Pre-Application Questionnaire(PDF, 86KB) and supporting documentation, an appointment time will be confirmed.

To make an appointment, please contact Madison Smith via email or by calling (816) 331-4331.



The Development Review Committee is composed of a cross section of the City's key staff members who deal with development issues on a daily basis. It generally involves four City departments: