Mission making plans to take over building inspection after county says it won’t provide the service after end of this year

Johnson County will no longer conduct building inspections or plan-review services for the City of Mission after Dec. 31, and the city is working on a short-term plan to plug the gap starting Jan. 1.
At the Mission City Council’s Community Development Committee meeting last week, City Administrator Laura Smith updated the group on the impending change. The county notified the city in October that it would no longer be able to provide the services starting at the first of the year.

The county has been providing the services to Mission since 2009, and Mission is the only city for which the county provides the services.

(Read more: Prairie Village Post)