Parking in the Downtown Business District
Parking on the streets in and around the square is limited to 2 hours between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. In these areas, signs clearly indicate the 2 hour limit. Public parking lots provide unlimited, free parking just off the square.
If you have questions about parking in and around the square, contact the Police Department at 816-439-4701.
The parking regulations are designed to give visitors ample opportunity to visit the unique stores and restaurants around the square or take care of business with the County, City or area businesses.
In support of parking availability for commerce and government business in the downtown area, City parking ordinances passed by the City Council were developed in conjunction with downtown merchants and civic leaders. Some provisions of current parking ordinances require the following:
Use of available public parking lots, which are not time limited, is encouraged for anyone who may need longer than the posted parking time limitations for street parking.
Parking Ticket Fines
As a courtesy to new visitors to historic downtown area, the first 2 tickets are warnings.
Timed parking fines are as follows:
Tickets that are not paid within 10 days are charged additional Court costs.