The Lee’s Summit Historic Preservation Commission was established in April of 1988 by passage of Ordinance No. 3137 by the City Council. The Commission was also established as a Certified Local Government (CLG) in October of 1988. The Historic Preservation Commission has the authority to establish and maintain a survey and inventory of historic properties within the city boundaries and has the authority to recommend to the City Council the adoption of ordinances designating single structures or sites, portions of structures, groups of structures, landscape elements, works of art or integrated combinations having a special historical, archeological or architectural interest or value as local Landmarks or local Historic Districts.
Eligible properties located in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, may be listed:
• in the National Register of Historic Places and/or
• in the Lee’s Summit Local Historic District Register.
For information regarding the listing of properties in the National Register of Historic Places, see the National Register Bulletins:
• How to Complete the National Register Registration Form, and
• How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation
For information regarding the listing of properties in the Lee’s Summit Local Historic District Register, see:
• Section 6.300, Designation of Historic Districts and Landmarks in the Unified Development Ordinance of the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.