Welcome To Lake Waukomis!

Welcome to Lake Waukomis. You will soon learn you have become part of a peaceful community of friendly people. The enclosed information is designed to answer questions you may have about our community.

Lake Waukomis is a fourth class city, surrounding a 90 acre lake, with a population of 877. We are located in Platte County, May Township, the 9th precinct, the 6th Congressional District and the 32nd District for the State of Missouri.

We are governed by a Board of Aldermen, which meets the second Wednesday of each month. You are invited to attend this open meeting and your suggestions are always welcome.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the City Office at 741-2079.

Again, welcome and we hope you will enjoy living in our unique community.




  • City Of Lake Waukomis 816-741-2079

  • Renters pay a $150.00 Water Deposit. Owners do not require an inspection of property or a water deposit.


  • Republic Services 816-254-1470


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Fees & Regulations

Pet Licenses:

  • Dogs and cats must have current rabies shot. Two adult animals are allowed by ordinance.

    • Female - $10

    • Male or Spayed Female - $5

Boat & Motor License

  • Boats with motors must be a minimum of 12 feet long and a maximum of 16 feet long with no more than an 8 h.p. motor. All other boats, other than pontoon & deck boats, may be no more than 16 feet long.

    • Boats (All Types) - $10

    • Pontoon - $20

    • Motors - $10

    • Trolling Motors - No Charge

Dock Placement Fee

  • Docks and Watercraft are inspected annually by the Lake Waukomis Association Dock Committee. If not found to be in good repair, they will be tagged with a notice stating the area(s) needing repair. All docks, pontoons, and boats of all types must have block and lot number displayed.

    • $35 per year due on March 31st

      • $10 penalty per month late

      • Late payment penalties start on April 1st

Golf Carts & Vehicle Stickers

  • A current city sticker is required for any vehicle garaged at Lake Waukomis. Stickers must be renewed and displayed on the vehicle before January 31st of each calendar year.

    • City Stickers - $2 per vehicle

  • Golf Carts - $5 annually

Building Permits & Additional Information

Building permits are required for any building project, including docks, seawalls, retaining walls, driveways, sidewalks, fences, deck/patios, room additions, garage/carports, houses, etc.

An application for building permits is issued by the City Clerk. Permits are issued by Board of Zoning or Building Inspector.

  • Permit Costs

    • New Homes - $750

    • Room Additions - $350

    • Remodel w/o Room Addition - $250

    • Electrical Service Upgrade - $75

    • Deck, Pool, Seawall - $75

    • Fence, Dock, Sewer, Water Line - $65

    • Driveway, Parking Pad - $65

    • Plan Review - $55

Real Estate & Personal Property Tax

  • Billed by the Platte County Collector, included in the Platte County Tax billing. Billed in November and due by December 31st every calendar year.

Lake Waukomis Association Assessment

  • Billed June 10th and due August 1st of every calendar year. Delinquency penalty effective starting September 1st.