Resident Resources

Animal licensing

For information on animal licensing, or to apply and pay for a pet license online, please visit the animal licenses and ordinances page.

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Community resources

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Driver's license and motor vehicle registration

Driver's license

When applying for an original or renewal of a current Kansas license, application must be made to a Driver's License Examiner of the Division of Vehicles. In Johnson County, there are two examination stations:

  • Olathe office: 20162 W. 151st St. (at the Home & Hobby entrance at the northeast corner of The Great Mall of the Great Plains), 913.829.2501
  • Mission office: 6507 Johnson Dr., 913.432.2266

In Wyandotte County, there is one examination station:

  • Kansas City, Kan., office: 1951 N. 63rd Dr., 913.287.2900

All of the requirements and restrictions pertinent to the Kansas Driver's License are listed and explained in the Kansas Driving Handbook. Free copies of the Kansas Driving Handbook are available at each Examination Station or from the Public Service Officer on duty in the lobby of Lenexa Police Headquarters.

Motor vehicle registration

Kansas license plates are required on all vehicles garaged or kept in Kansas. Vehicle license plates are issued by the County Treasurer's Motor Vehicle Office. Persons operating or storing qualifying vehicles without current Kansas vehicle license Plates may be required to pay various fines, fees and taxes. Changes of address must be reported within 10 days.

New Kansas residents are required to register their vehicles and obtain plates within 90 days of moving into the state. The vehicle registration offices (tag renewals) are located at:

  • Olathe office: 782 N. Ridgeview Road, 66061, 913.826.1800
  • Mission office: 6000 Lamar Ave., 913.826.1800

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Garage sales

For information about holding garage, craft, estate and sample sales, please view our informational brochure (PDF), or contact Community Development at 913.477.7500.

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Johnson County information

Lenexa is located within Johnson County.
Johnson County information

The Johnson County Transit site is

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School districts

Lenexa residents attend schools within the following public school districts:

De Soto
De Soto Unified School District 232

35200 West 91st Street
De Soto, Kansas 66018

Olathe Unified School District 233

14160 S. Black Bob Rd.
P.O. Box 2000
Olathe, KS 66063-2000

Shawnee Mission
Shawnee Mission School District

7235 Antioch Rd.
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

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Transportation services for older or disabled residents

Lenexa Senior Taxi Program
Provides subsidized transportation services to residents who are age 65 or older or have a documented disability and cannot drive.

Johnson County Transit Special Edition
A shared-ride program providing affordable curb-to-curb transportation for registered residents of Johnson County who are age 65 or older, have a documented disability or meet low-income guidelines..

Directory of transportation services (maintained by Johnson County, Kansas)


Trash, recycling and yard waste

All residential and commercial solid waste is collected by private contractors permitted to conduct business in Lenexa. The City of Lenexa does not provide solid waste collection. New residents should call one of the following permitted companies to ask questions and establish service.

For more information, visit the Trash, recycling and yard waste information page.

Deffenbaugh Industries
P.O. Box 3220
Shawnee Mission, KS 66217-9742

Town & Country Disposal
P.O. Box 10
Harrisonville, MO 64701

Superior Disposal Service
P. O. Box 715
Eudora, KS 66025

Bumpy Roads Disposal
P. O. Box 184
Basehor, KS 66007

Republic Services of Kansas City, Allied Waste Division
3150 N 7th St. Trafficway
Kansas City, KS 66115

Gardner Disposal Service
404 E. Main St. Suite B
Gardner, KS 66030

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The utility providers shown below are governmental or quasi-governmental entities, or they operate in the City of Lenexa through a local or state franchise agreement. This list does not indicate endorsement of any provider. It may not be a comprehensive list of all utility options available within city limits.

Power and Light

Kansas City Power & Light
1330 Baltimore
Kansas City, MO 64105
Customer Service: 816.471.5275
Lights Out: 888.544.4852

Westar Energy
P.O. Box 889
Topeka KS, 66601
Customer Service: 800.383.1183
Lights Out: 800.544.4857


Kansas Gas Service
11401 W. 89th St.
Overland Park, KS 66214

Atmos Energy
P.O. Box 375
Bonner Springs, KS


Water District No. 1 of Johnson County
10747 Renner Blvd.
Lenexa, KS 66219



Johnson County Wastewater
11811 S. Sunset Dr., Suite 2500
Olathe, KS 66061-7061


Telephone / Cable / Internet

Residential: 800.288.2020

Consolidated Communications
(formerly SureWest)
14859 W. 95th S.
Lenexa, KS 66215

Time Warner Cable
8221 W. 119th St.
Overland Park, KS 66213


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Neighborhood resources