The public right-of-way typically extends 11 feet behind the back of curb in residential areas or 1 foot behind the sidewalk in other areas. If you are unsure of the right-of-way limits, call 913.477.7500.
Right-of-way permits are required for all work in the public right-of-way, with the following exceptions:
Normal maintenance of street or parkway lawn areas, which are considered a part of abutting private property; plantings; or installation of street signs.
City of Lenexa Capital Improvement Projects.
Projects with an approved public improvement permit.
Apply for a right-of-way permit
You or your contractor will be required to register through our online right-of-way permitting portal.
Right-of-Way Online Registration
Annual maintenance bond, or other approved financial guarantee, covering all excavations during each calendar year, for $10,000.
Be insured under a general liability policy covering property damage and bodily injury, with minimum limits of $500,000 per occurrence.
Once you are registered, you can submit a permit application. You will be asked to provide:
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