Rental Ready Program

The Harrisonville Rental Ready Program officially took effect January 1, 2022, and enrollment is due by September 1, 2022.

The purpose of the program is to develop partnerships between the Community Development Department, Police Department, property owners and tenants; with a goal of insuring safe and habitable properties, while also fostering a safer and enhanced living community.

The Rental Ready Program is mandatory for all landlords with property in the city limits of Harrisonville. 

Rental Ready Application (PDF)

Rental Ready Checklist (PDF)

Rental Ready Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Costs include:    

  • Business License = $50 per year
  • Each Rental Unit = $14 per year

Completed Rental Ready Application must be submitted along with:

  • Copy of Owner/Local Contact’s Driver’s License
  • Copy of Current Year Real Estate Taxes Paid Receipt
  • List of Rental Properties

Inspections will be performed Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., coordinating with businesses to not interfere with peak business hours.

All rental properties will require an exterior inspection. Proof of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are also required. The inspection checklist can be obtained at City Hall.

Any landlord failing to obtain a business license or failing to register for the Rental Ready Program is subject to $500 fine per day of infraction. Late registration will also result in a 10-percent late fee.

Any further questions can be directed to the City of Harrisonville Building/Codes Department at (816) 380-8958.