What's New

  • Top tips for navigating election season
    With primary and general elections quickly approaching, make sure you know Lenexa’s rules for political signs and soliciting. ...
  • Recommended 2023 budget ready for review
    The Lenexa City Council is starting its review of the 2023 Recommended Budget, which balances a property tax rate reduction with continued exceptional services....
  • City to Manage Lenexa Cemetery
    The Lenexa City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding on June 21, 2022, to transfer property and assets of the Cemetery to the City at the end of this year. ...
  • Everyday Water Safety
    With hot summer temperatures comes the irresistible urge to cool off. Whether in your home pool, a community pool, or boating on the lake, it is important to keep water safety at the forefront of your mind....
  • Building and Maintaining Safe Pool
    Following building codes helps ensure that your pool is built safely for you, your family and your guests. That’s why the City of Lenexa requires permits and inspections for all above-ground and in-ground pools...
  • Why so many road closures?
    There seems to be a perfect storm of road construction happening right now in Lenexa, particular in the 87th Street/I-435 area. Here are a few reasons why you’re seeing so many projects causing closures at once...
  • I-435 and 87th Street Parkway closures planned
    Ramp and lane closures will impact travel around the Interstate 435 and 87th Street Parkway interchange over the next several months as work continues on a major improvement project....
  • Severe storm recovery updates
    Details are now available about curbside limb pickup and drop-off events for Lenexa residents to dispose of tree debris from the June 8 tornado and severe storms....
  • Celebrate Independence Day in Lenexa
    The City of Festivals has some star-spangled events lined up to keep your holiday weekend dandy....
  • Donate cool, fun bandages for kids that need them this June
    During June 2022, The City of Lenexa is collecting boxes of cool bandages for kids in need and raising awareness and money for childhood cancer....
  • Plan a safer cookout
    The Lenexa Fire Department doesn't want to crash your party for an emergency. Instead, they have some safety tips for before, during and after your summer cookouts....
  • Have a fun-filled summer in Lenexa
    We have your summer bucket list covered. Check out 25 mostly free things to do. ...
  • Lenexa improves pay, benefits to attract talent
    Like many other organizations, the City of Lenexa has found it difficult to attract and retain staff over the last few years. New enhancements to pay and benefits are designed to bring in great new employees an...
  • Considering a new patio or sidewalk? Think outside the (concrete) box.
    Permeable surfaces are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s easy to see why. They allow you to create unique, eye-catching designs that fit naturally into the landscape and are an excellent way to protect wa...
  • Firepit safety and burning 101
    Whether you’re looking forward evenings around the firepit or planning spring yard cleanup, being safe and knowing when you need a burn permit is essential. ...
  • Own a firearm? Remember these safety rules
    The negligent handling of firearms can lead to serious injury or even death. If you have firearms in your home, remember these basic safety rules from the Lenexa Police Department....
  • Ward boundaries slightly altered
    The City Council passed an ordinance on April 19, 2022, which slightly changes Lenexa’s ward boundaries to ensure the city’s population remains relatively balanced among its four city council wards. Less than 1...
  • Starting a home improvement project?
    Each May, we celebrate Building Safety Month. Getting a building permit is one of the best ways you can keep yourself, others and your property safe during and after a project....