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File #: 211122    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/16/2021 In control: Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 88-605-03, Street Naming Committee, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter for the purpose of requiring City Council approval for the renaming of streets.
Sponsors: Andrea Bough
Attachments: 1. CD-CPC-2021-00204_Fact Sheet, 2. 211122 Compared Version
ORDINANCE NO. 211122

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Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 88-605-03, Street Naming Committee, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter for the purpose of requiring City Council approval for the renaming of streets.

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended by repealing Section 88-605-03, Street Naming, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

88-605-03 - STREET NAMING COMMITTEE

88-605-03-A. ESTABLISHMENT AND PURPOSE
There is hereby established a street naming committee with the prime function of assigning names to the public and private streets.

88-605-03-B. MEMBERSHIP
The following individuals are members of the street naming committee:

1. city planning and development director;

2. public works director;

3. parks and recreation director;

4. fire chief;

5. police chief.

88-605-03-C. EX OFFICIO MEMBERS
The following are ex officio members of the street naming committee:

1. U.S. post office; and

2. other agencies as deemed necessary by the city planning and development director to render a complete and competent review of proposed street names.

88-605-03-D. PROCEDURES
The city planning and development director is the chairperson of the street naming committee. The chair's function is to coordinate committee activities. The committee shall review requests to rename streets and make recommendations to the city council when needed. The committee shall assign street names as part of the subdivision plat approval process. The chair must inform the developer of recommendations by the committee and must present recommendations to the city plan commission or the city council, as necessary.

88-605-03-E. HONORARY STREET NAMES
Honorary street names may be used to honor neighborhood and local leaders, community activists, and state and national fig...

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