CODES ENFORCEMENT - CONTACT CITY OF LEAWOOD TO FILE COMPLAINTS
The City of Leawood has an ordinance (13-1A13) that requires the owner/occupant of any property abutting any sidewalks to remove any snow or ice within forty-eight (48) hours after the end of a snow or ice event. If ice cannot be removed, the sprinkling or placement of sand, ash, or other noncorrosive material shall be placed, within the time specified, upon the sidewalks to make travel safe for pedestrians.
The guidelines call for any tree that hangs over the sidewalks is to be trimmed to a height of 10’ above the sidewalk. Any tree that hangs over the street is to be trimmed to a height of 14’ above the street. If any resident has a personal tree in their yard, it should be trimmed according to the City guidelines.