Ordinances

Beginning July 1, 2012, Kansas cities are now allowed to publish summaries of regular ordinances in their official city newspapers if full versions of ordinances are made available to the public on City websites (HB 2166). This legislation was passed to save on publication costs. This legislation applies only to regular ordinances. Charter ordinances must still be published in their entirety for two consecutive weeks pursuant to Article 12, § 5 of the Kansas Constitution.

City of Lansing ordinance summaries and other required notices are published in the Leavenworth Times.

Click on the Ordinance numbers below to view the full version. Please contact City Clerk Sarah Bodensteiner at 913-727-3036 for Ordinances passed prior to July 1, 2012.

Recent Ordinances:



Ordinance No. 915 Summary:  On March 21, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 915, amending Chapter 1. Administration, Article 1. General Provisions, Section 1-113 Meetings, of the Code of the city of Lansing and repealing all ordinances in conflict with the terms hereof. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 916 Summary:  On March 7, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 916, granting to Westar Energy, Inc. an electric franchise including the right to construct, operate and maintain electric transmission, distribution and street lighting facilities within the corporate limits of the city of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 917 Summary:  On March 21, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 917, amending Chapter 1. Administration, Article 8. Economic Development Committee, Section 1-801 Committee Established, Membership, of the Code of the city of Lansing and repealing all ordinances in conflict with the terms hereof. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 918 Summary:  On March 21, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 917, amending Chapter 13. Parks/Public Property, Article 3. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Section 13-301 Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and Section 13-303 Establishment of Parks and Recreation Board, of the Code of the city of Lansing and repealing all ordinances in conflict with the terms hereof. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 919 Summary:  On March 21, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 919, annexing land to the city of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 920 : Sewer and Trash Disposal Assessments (published in the Leavenworth Times in its entirety)

Ordinance No. 921: Weed Abatements (published in the Leavenworth Times in its entirety)

Ordinance No. 922 Summary:  On September 5, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 922, incorporating the Standard Traffic Ordinance by reference. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 923 Summary:  On September 5, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 923, incorporating the Uniform Public Offense Code by reference. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 924 Summary:  On October 17, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 924, repealing Ordinance No. 905, setting the Fine and Bond Schedules established by the Municipal Court Judge. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 925 Summary:  On October 17, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 925, repealing Ordinance No. 906, setting the service charges and fees for the departments and divisions of activity center, administration, community center, community development, finance, parks and recreation, and public works. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 926 Summary:  On October 17, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 926, adopting the Codification of Ordinances of the City of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 927 Summary:  On October 3, 2013, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 927, attesting to an increase in tax revenues for budget year 2014 for the city of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 928 Summary:  On January 2, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 928, granting a change of zoning to certain property within the city of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 929 Summary:  On May 20, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 929, authorizing a street name change in the city of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 932 Summary:  On June 19, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 932, An Ordinance Authorizing the City of Lansing, Kansas to Enter Into a Supplemental Trust Indenture Providing for Certain Amendments to the Terms of the $8,552,000 City of Lansing, Kansas Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Lansing Heights Apartments Project), Series 2002; and Authorizing Certain Other Actions in Connection Therewith. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 933: Sewer and Trash Disposal Assessments (published in the Leavenworth Times in its entirety)

Ordinance No. 934: Weed Removal Assessments (published in the Leavenworth Times in its entirety)

Ordinance No. 936 Summary: On September 4, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 936: authorizing the condemnation and appropriation of interests in real estate in Leavenworth County, Kansas for construction, installation, maintenance and improvement of a public sanitary sewer, pursuant to the Eminent Domain Procedure Act, K.S.A. Chapter 26, and amendments thereto, as the same relate to condemnation by cities, and further pursuant to Resolution B-2-14 of the city of Lansing, Kansas; and providing for payment of the cost thereof. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 937 Summary: On September 4, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 937: authorizing the condemnation and appropriation of interests in real estate in Leavenworth County, Kansas for construction, installation, maintenance and improvement of a public sanitary sewer, pursuant to the Eminent Domain Procedure Act, K.S.A. Chapter 26, and amendments thereto, as the same relate to condemnation by cities, and further pursuant to Resolution B-2-14 of the city of Lansing, Kansas; and providing for payment of the cost thereof. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 938 Summary: On September 4, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 938: authorizing the condemnation and appropriation of interests in real estate in Leavenworth County, Kansas for construction, installation, maintenance and improvement of a public sanitary sewer, pursuant to the Eminent Domain Procedure Act, K.S.A. Chapter 26, and amendments thereto, as the same relate to condemnation by cities, and further pursuant to Resolution B-2-14 of the city of Lansing, Kansas; and providing for payment of the cost thereof. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 930 Summary:  On September 18, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 930, incorporating the Standard Traffic Ordinance by reference. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Catalina Thompson, City Prosecutor.

Ordinance No. 931 Summary:  On September 18, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 931, incorporating the Uniform Public Offense Code by reference. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Catalina Thompson, City Prosecutor.

Ordinance No. 939 Summary:  On October 2, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 939, adopting the Codification of Ordinances of the City of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 940 Summary:  On October 2, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 940, repealing Ordinance No. 924, setting the Fine and Bond Schedules established by the Municipal Court Judge. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 941 Summary:  On October 2, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 941, repealing Ordinance No. 925, setting the service charges and fees for the departments and divisions of activity center, administration, community center, community development, finance, parks and recreation, and public works. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 942 Summary:  On November 20, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 942, an Ordinance amending Article 5, Section 23 and Article 19, Section 200 of the 2014 edition of the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, 42nd Edition, which was incorporated by Ordinance No. 930. A complete Copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 943 Summary:  On December 4, 2014, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 943, and Ordinance adopting by reference the 2014 updated comprehensive plan as amended for the City of Lansing, Kansas; and establishing community goals and future recommendations for the physical development of the City of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 944:  Summary:  On March 19, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 944, and Ordinance to adopt new flood maps for Lansing, Kansas, and amend all previous floodplain ordinances. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 945:  Summary:  On May 21, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 945, an Ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the Lansing City Code regarding animal control and regulation in regards to pit bull dogs, with certain omissions, changes and additions. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, Kansas 66043. The summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 946:  Summary:  On July 16, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 946, an Ordinance levying special assessments on certain property to pay the costs of internal improvements in the City of Lansing, Kansas, as previously authorized by Resolution No. B-4-14 of the City; and providing for the collection of such special assessments. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, Kansas 66043. The summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 947:  Summary:  On July 16, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 947, an Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Kansas, authorizing and providing for the alteration, repair or reconstruction of certain existing sanitary sewers in the City; authorizing and providing for the construction of interceptor sewer improvements in the City; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, Kansas 66043. The summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 948: Sewer and Trash Disposal Assessments (published in the Leavenworth Times in its entirety)

Ordinance No. 949: Weed Removal Assessments (published in the Leavenworth Times in its entirety)

Ordinance No. 950: Authorizing the Issuance of General Obligation Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2015-A

Ordinance No. 951:  Summary:  On September 3, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 951, incorporating the Standard Traffic Ordinance by reference. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Catalina Thompson, City Prosecutor.

Ordinance No. 952:  Summary:  On September 3, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 952, incorporating the Uniform Public Offense Code by reference. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Catalina Thompson, City Prosecutor.

Ordinance No. 953: Summary: On November 5, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 953, adopting the Codification of Ordinances of the City of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 954: Summary: On November 5, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 954, repealing Ordinance No. 940, setting the Fine and Bond Schedules established by the Municipal Court Judge. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 955: Summary: On November 5, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 955, repealing Ordinance No. 941, setting the service charges and fees for the departments and divisions of activity center, administration, community center, community development, finance, parks and recreation, and public works. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 956: Summary: On November 19, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 956, adopting the financial plan and user rate schedule for residential and commercial customers in the city of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 957: Summary: On December 3, 2015, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 957, an ordinance vacating a permanent drainage easement over lots 6 and 7, Gamble's Crossing. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 958: Summary: On January 21, 2016 the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 958, amending the per diem jail fee under Chapter 10, Article 1, Section 108 of the Code of the City of Lansing, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. The summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 959: Summary: On January 21, 2016, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 959, repealing Ordinance No. 954, setting the Fine and Bond Schedules established by the Municipal Court Judge. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 960: Summary: On March 3, 2016, the City of Lansing, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 960, revising the policies and procedures necessary to permit the Lansing Community Library Board to advise the Governing Body on community library activities and to organize and operate the City's Library program.  A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043.  This summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 961: Summary: On April 21, 2016, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 961, amending Chapter 12 Public Offenses, Article 1. Uniform Offense Code, Section 12-101 to Omit and Delete Article 5, Section 5.7 of the Uniform Public Offense Code; and Amending Chapter 12 Public Offenses to Add Article 2 Local Regulations; Section 12-211 Selling, Giving or Furnishing Cigarettes or Tobacco Products to A Person Under 21 Years of Age.  A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Catalina Thompson, City Prosecutor.

Ordinance No. 962:  Summary:  On June 16, 2016, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 962, amending Court Costs under Chapter 10, Article 1, Section 108 of the Code of the City of Lansing, Kansas, 2015 Edition, amending Ordinance 958 and other amendments thereto.  A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Catalina Thompson, City Prosecutor.

Ordinance No. 963:  Summary:  On June 16, 2016, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 963, repealing Ordinance No. 959, setting the Fine and Bond Schedules established by the Municipal Court Judge.  A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, KS 66043. This summary certified by Catalina Thompson, City Prosecutor.

Ordinance No. 964:  Summary:  On June 16, 2016, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 964,  an Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Kansas, authorizing and providing for the alteration, repair or reconstruction of certain existing sanitary sewers in the City; authorizing and providing for the construction of interceptor sewer improvements in the City; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof. A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, Kansas 66043. The summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 965: Summary:  On July 7, 2016, the City of Lansing, Kansas adopted Ordinance No. 965, an Ordinance amending the Lansing Zoning Ordinance, as adopted by reference in Lansing City Code, Section 17-101, further amending Article 14, Section 3 "Definitions," and Appendices A and B "Permitted and Conditionally Permitted Uses."  A complete copy of this ordinance is available at www.lansing.ks.us or at City Hall, 800 First Terrace, Lansing, Kansas 66043. The summary certified by Gregory Robinson, City Attorney.

Ordinance No. 966:  Authorizing the Issuance of General Obligation Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2015-A

Ordinance No. 967:  Weed Removal Assessments (published in the Leavenworth Times in its entirety)

Ordinance No. 968:  Sewer and Trash Disposal Assessments (published in the Leavenworth Times in its entirety)


Recent Charter Ordinances:



All Charter Ordinances are published in their entirety in the Leavenworth Times for two consecutive weeks.

Charter Ordinance No. 1-2014: Pledging the General Purposes for the Future use of the Revenues to be Received by the City of Lansing from the One Percent (1%) County Wide Sales Tax if the same is Approved by the Voters.

Charter Ordinance No. 1-2016: Exempting the City of Lansing, Kansas from K.S.A 14-103, 14-201, relating to the election of officers, their terms of office, filling Governing Body vacancies, transitions to November elections, the appointment of officer, and nomination petitions; and, providing substitute and additional provisions on the same subject in cities of the second class, and repealing Charter Ordinance No. 1-2012.

Recent Resolutions:



Resolution No. B-1-13: Supporting Angel Falls Trail

Resolution No. B-2-13: A Resolution Determining the Advisability of the Making of Certain Internal Improvements in the City of Lansing, Kansas, Making Certain Findings with Respect Thereto; and Authorizing and Providing for the Making of the improvements in Accordance with Such Findings.

Resolution No. B-3-13: Kansas PRIDE Program Entry

Resolution No. B-1-14: Declaring a City Boundary

Resolution No. B-2-14: Finding and Declaring the Necessity of Appropriation of Private Property by Acquiring Permanent Easements and Temporary Construction Easements for the Use of the City for the Construction of a Public Sanitary Sewer Improvement, Project Number (13-06).

Resolution No. B-4-14: Amending Resolution No. B-2-13; Determining the Advisability of the Making of Certain Internal Improvements in the City of Lansing, Kansas; Making Certain Findings with Respect Thereto; and Authorizing and Providing for the Making of the Improvements in Accordance with Such Findings.

Resolution No. B-5-14: Approving the Regional Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Resolution No. B-6-14: Authorizing the Offering for Sale of General Obligation Temporary Notes, Series 2014-1, of the City of Lansing, Kansas

Resolution No. B-7-14: Authorizing and Directing the Issuance, Sale and Delivery of General Obligation Temporary Notes, Series 2014-1, of the City of Lansing, Kansas; Providing for the Levy and Collection of an Annual Tax, if Necessary, for the Purpose of Paying the Principal of and Interest on Said Notes as They Become Due; Making Certain Covenants and Agreements to Provide for the Payment and Security Thereof; and Authorizing Certain Other Documents and Actions Connected Therewith.

Resolution No. B-8-14: Providing for the Adoption of an Omnibus Continuing Disclosure Undertaking Relating to Obligations Issued and to be Issued by the City of Lansing, Kansas.

Resolution No. B-9-14: Authority to Award Contract and Commitment of City Funds for Project 52 N-0602-01: Angel Falls Trail

Resolution No. B-10-14: Kansas PRIDE Program Entry

Resolution No. B-1-15: Enabling Action

Resolution No. B-2-15: Sale of GO Bonds 2015-A and Temporary Notes 2015-1

Resolution No. B-1-16: Enabling Action

Resolution No. B-2-16:  Sale of GO Bonds Series 2016-A

Resolution No. B-3-16:  Authorizing Sale and Delivery of GO Bonds Series 2016-A

Resolution No. B-4-16:  Expressing the Property Taxation Policy for the 2017 Budget