Yard of the Month

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Nomination forms are available at City Hall or by clicking here. The 2016 program will begin May 1st and continue through September 1st.


The program is intended to:

  •  Inspire individuals to take pride in their home, improve landscape and quality of life in NKC. 
  •  Recognize individuals whose property exemplifies and promotes beautification as an example for the NKC community.



  • Recognition will be published in the North Kansas City Connection quarterly report. 
  • A certificate of recognition is awarded by the City Council.
  • Pictures of the winning yards will be displayed at City Hall, City website, Public Cable Channel and Facebook.
  • A Yard of the Month sign will be displayed on the property.


Program Rules

  •  All residential properties within the city limits are eligible.
  •  One winner per month will be selected to win Yard of the Month.
  •  Nominations should be submitted to the Community Development Department.
  • Yard of the Month winners must agree to continue to maintain their yard.
  •  Property may only be selected once in a year.
  • The Program runs May – September.
  •  Winners must return the Yard of the Month sign at the end of the month.   
  • Nominations cannot be accepted from the property owner, relative or other residents. 

Award Criteria
  •  Yard of the Month candidates are judged solely on the total exterior appearance of their property and front yard as viewed from the street.
  • Yard is well-groomed, mowed, trimmed and weed free.
  • Overall exterior property maintenance of buildings, fences, porches, and patios.
  • Yard is free of litter, junk and debris.
  •  House numbers are displayed attractively.

Yard of the Month Winner

1902 E 28th Ave
1902 E 28th Avenue

City Hall
2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

Regular Hours:
Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm

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