How would you like to purchase the vacant lot next door to you to increase the size of your yard, plant a garden, or create a nice parking space for your car? Sound good? As an incentive to improve Kansas City neighborhoods, the Land Bank offers special pricing for situations just like that. To qualify for the side lot program, you must own AND occupy an abutting property.
$1.00 side lots Any Land Bank property that is smaller than 2,500 square feet may be purchased for $1.00. These small pieces of land have, for various reasons, been separated from the main parcel. Many are landlocked and do not have street frontage. Our goal is to get these forgotten parcels incorporated into the main parcel again.
$75.00 side lots Vacant lots that are between 2,500 and 6,000 square feet may be purchased for $75.00 through the side lot program.
Other Pricing Vacant lots that are between 6,000 and 6,500 square feet can be purchased for 8¢ per square foot. For example, a 6,500-square-foot lot may be purchased for $520.
Interested in purchasing a vacant lot, but don’t qualify for the side lot program? Then check out Vacant Lots & Land.
The Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri demonstrates its dedication to the betterment of our communities by providing opportunities for economic development and neighborhood revitalization. You can be assured that Land Bank property will never be sold to:
Anyone convicted of charges involving prostitution or the sale of illegal drugs.
Registered sex offenders.
Owners of other property in Kansas City, Missouri who have delinquent taxes or code violations and are not in remediation.
Additionally, our policies and procedures are designed to prevent speculators from purchasing properties with the sole intention of “flipping” them for a quick profit. Our applicants are thoroughly screened to ensure that they are willing and able to comply with our policies and procedures and that their plans are in the best interest of the community.
That is our commitment to you.
As of April 3, 2018 We are no longer accepting online applications. Please print off your Application Form and hand deliver to the Land Bank Office with the Application Fee. Only complete application packets will be processed.