Ordinances

Beginning July 1, 2012, Kansas cities are now allowed to publish summaries of regular ordinances in their official city newspapers if full versions of ordinances are made available to the public on City websites (HB 2166). This legislation was passed to save on publication costs.  This legislation applies only to regular ordinances.  Charter ordinances must still be published in their entirety for two consecutive weeks pursuant to Article 12, § 5 of the Kansas Constitution. 

City of Fairway ordinance summaries and other required notices are published in The Legal Record which are available at, www. http://www.thelegalrecord.net, the Johnson County Library's Central and Olathe Branches, as well as City Hall.

Click on the Ordinance numbers below to view the full version.  Contact City Hall for all other Ordinances.

Ordinance No 1805 Summary- On the 13th day of May, 2024, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1805 to amend the Fairway Development ordinance pertaining to building regulations to add requirements for construction site fencing and screening; adding section 15-822 to the Fairway Development Ordinances.

Ordinance No 1802 Summary - On the 11th day of March, 2024, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1802 to amend Chapter 7, Article IV, Sections 7-100 through 7-121 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas, to amend certain portions thereof pertaining to the registration and rental of short-term rental units.

Ordinance No. 1800 Summary- On the 12th day of February, 2024, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1800 to amend Chapter 10, Article II, Section 10-60 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas, to repeal and replace Section 10-60 pertaining to certain areas where vehicular parking is prohibited or restricted.

Ordinance No. 1797 Summary- On the 11th day of December, 2023, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1797 to grant a contract franchise for communications service facilities to Level 3 Telecom of Kansas City, LLC, a telecommunications service provider providing service within the City.

Ordinance No. 1796 Summary- On the 11th day of December, 2023, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1796 to incorporate the Uniform Public Offense Code for Kansas Cities, 39th Edition, with certain changes in Chapter 8 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fairway, Kansas.

Ordinance No. 1795 Summary- On the 11th day of December 2023, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1795 to incorporate the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, 50th Edition, with certain additions in Article III of Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fairway, Kansas.

Ordinance No. 1792 Summary- On the 9th day of October 2023, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1792 to amend Chapter 9, Article III, Division 1, Section 9-76 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas, pertaining to public right-of-way use and excavation; protection of the public.

Ordinance No. 1791 Summary- On the 9th day of October 2023, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1791 to amend Chapter 11, Article IV of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas, pertaining to public tree protection.

Ordinance No. 1790 Summary- On the 9th day of October 2023, the Governing Boyd of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1790 issue taxable industrial revenue bonds(Fairway AA, LLC project), series 2023, in a principal amount not to exceed $27,000,000, for the purpose of providing funds to pay the cost of acquiring, purchasing, constructing, installing, furnishing and equipping a commercial facility, including land, building, structures, improvements, fixtures, machinery and equipment; authorizing the issuer to enter into certain documents and actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds (sales tax exemption only).

Ordinance No. 1784 Summary - On the 12th day of June 2023, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1784 to grant a contract franchise for communications service facilities to Google Fiber Kansas, LLC.

Ordinance No. 1780 Summary - On the 13th day of March 2023, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1780 to amend Chapter 12, Article II, Division 1, Section 12-19 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas, to repeal and replace Section 12-19 pertaining to solid waste storage sites.

Ordinance No. 1779 Summary - On the 13th day of March 2023, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1779 to amend Chapter 6, Article III, Section 6-55(5) of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas, to repeal and replace Section 6-55(5) pertaining to vehicle storage and amendment to Chapter 3 of the Property Maintenance Code.

Ordinance No. 1773 Summary - On the 10th day of October 2022, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1773 to amend Section 15-852 of the Fairway Development Ordinances pertaining to building permit applications.

Ordinance No. 1772 Summary - On the 10th day of October 2022, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1772 to incorporate the Uniform Public Offense Code for Kansas Cities, 38th Edition, with certain changes; amending and repealing existing sections 8-25 and 8-26 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas; and repealing Ordinance No. 1752.

Ordinance No. 1771 Summary - On the 10th day of October 2022, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1771 to incorporate the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, 49th Edition, with certain additions; amending and repealing existing sections 10-19 through 10-22, inclusive, and sections 10-48 through 10-66, inclusive, of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas; and repealing Ordinance No. 1751.

Ordinance No. 1768 Summary - On the 8th day of August 2022, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1768 to amend Sections 15-297, 15-298, and 15-438 of the Fairway Development Ordinances pertaining to regulations for driveways, fences, generator pads and graphics.

Ordinance No. 1767 Summary - On the 8th day of August 2022, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1767 to transfer the telecommunications franchise granted in Ordinance No. 1340, from Consolidated Communications Enterprise Services, Inc. to Everfast Fiber Networks LLC.

Ordinance No. 1765 Summary - On the 11th day of July 2022, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1765, amending, repealing and readopting certain provisions of Chapter 6, Article 2 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fairway, Kansas. The ordinance modified the process and procedure for determination of nuisances within the City.

Ordinance No. 1758 Summary - On the 14th day of March 2022, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1758. An ordinance to amend Section 15-235, 15-298 and 15-798 of the Fairway Development Ordinances pertaining to regulations for solar energy systems.

Ordinance No. 1755 Summary - On the 13th day of January 2022, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1755. AN ORDINANCE REGULATING PUBLIC OFFENSES WITHIN THE CITY OF FAIRWAY, KANSAS; AMENDING CHAPTER 8 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF FAIRWAY, KANSAS, TO REQUIRE THE WEARING OF MASKS OR OTHER FACE COVERINGS DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH PANDEMIC AND RECOVERY.

Ordinance No. 1752 Summary - On the 8th day of November 2021, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1752 to incorporate the Uniform Public Offense Code for Kansas Cities, 37th Edition, with certain changes in Chapter 8 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas.

Ordinance No. 1751 Summary - On the 8th day of November 2021, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1751 to incorporate the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, 48th Edition, with additions to Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Fairway, Kansas.

Ordinance No. 1750 Summary - On the 8th day of November 2021, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1750, amending, repealing and readopting Section 2-22 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fairway, Kansas.  The ordinance sets the regular meetings of the City Council to be held on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m..

Ordinance No. 1747 Summary - On the 13th day of September 2021, the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1747, amending the Fairway City Code pertaining to alcoholic liquor, amending Sections 3-4, 3-140, 3-144 and 3-152 of the Fairway City Code and adopting new Sections 3-155 and 3-156 of the Fairway City Code. This ordinance updates the Fairway City Code to conform to updates to state law pursuant to House Bill 2137 passed by the 2021 Kansas Legislature. If within sixty (60) days following publication of this ordinance, a petition requesting that the proposition be submitted for approval by the voters is filed in accordance with K.S.A. 41-2911(b)(2), Section 4 of this ordinance shall not become effective until a proposition is submitted to and approved at an election as provided in K.S.A. 41-2911(b).

Ordinance No. 1743 Summary - On the 9th day of August, 2021 the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1743 to amend Section 15-410 of the Fairway Development Ordinances pertaining to dimension standards for the B-3P Planned Business/Mixed-Use District.

Ordinance No. 1742 Summary - On the 9th day of August, 2021 the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1742 to amend the Comprehensive Plan pertaining to the property included and height of buildings allowed in the Community Commercial land use designation.

Ordinance No. 1739 Summary - On the 14th day of June, 2021 the Governing Body of the City of Fairway, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 1739, amending, repealing and readopting certain provisions of Chapter 6, Article 2 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fairway, Kansas.  The ordinance also adds a new section relating to the placement of exterior lighting, including security lighting, on any structure or in any location on any lot in the City.