Codes and Building / Property InspectionFire Code Administration
The City conducts all inspections utilizing the International Fire Code as adopted and amended by City ordinance. For more information on the Fire Code, call Community Development at (816) 423-4111.
The City has a regular fire inspection and plan review program for businesses within the City. Limited home inspections are also available. For more information or to schedule an inspection, call Community Development at (816) 423-4111.
For information regarding a fire investigation call the Records department at (816) 423-4055.
Fire Hydrant Testing
The City flows and test hydrants annually to ensure that adequate fire flows are available. On occasion, your water may appear muddy or yellow in color following hydrant testing. Let your water run for several minutes until it clears. If the problem persists, please contact the Public Works Department at (816) 436-5442.
Fire Hydrant Use
To use any City fire hydrant, you must request a permit from the Public Works Department at (816) 436-5442.
City ordinance prohibits standing or parking in a designated fire lane. You may report a violation by calling the Police department at (816) 436-3550.
To obtain a copy of a fire report, contact the Records department at (816) 423-4055.