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Important
Phone Numbers

Emergency 911

Non Emergency 816-858-3521

Anonymous Tip Line 816-474-8477

City of Smithville 816-532-3897

Parks & Recreation 816-532-8130

Smith's Fork Campground 816-532-1028

Development 816-866-2056

Streets 816-532-2080

Water & Wastewater Plant 816-532-0577

GFL Environmental (Trash & Recycling)

816-380-5595

Clay County Court 816-736-8300

Social Services Resource Guide

AT&T (Phone, TV & Internet)

 1-877-796-1348

Century Link 1-855-530-5620

DirectTV 1-888-434-3267

Dish Network 1-844-956-8558

Evergy (Electric) 1-888-471-5275

HughesNet 1-888-659-5325

KC Coyote/Isoteck, Inc. 816-370-2546

Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative

816-628-3121

Spectrum (Phone, TV & Internet)

816-358-8833

Spire (Gas) 816-756-5252

SunPower Corporation (Solar Energy)

1-800-786-7693

United Fiber (Phone, TV & Internet)

660-224-2573

Explore Smithville

Located on the northern edge of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the City of Smithville offers quaint retailers, mouth-watering eateries and a 7,000+ acre recreational lake. Smithville is a town filled with charm and bustling with activity.

Being in a more rural setting with wildlife, trees and the lake is one of the things Smithville residents appreciate about living in this close-knit community.

Our top-rated schools, friendly neighborhoods, and ample opportunities for entertainment and relaxation make Smithville one of the most welcoming communities in the northland. The combination of its diversity of activities, amenities, people and ideas, as well as the cohesiveness and caring small town spirit makes Smithville a town many are proud to call home.

Everything you need can be found within Smithville city-limits with our one-of-a kind shops and restaurants. To learn more about businesses in town, visit

Smith's Fork Campground is a full service, family friendly campground at the Smithville Lake dam. With easy access to fishing, hiking trails, and outdoor adventure.

In addition to the amenities offered at Smithville Lake, our City and subdivision parks offer baseball, soccer and football fields, camping, walking/hiking trails and playground areas. Learn more at www.smithvilleparksrec.com

New Resident Checklist

Utilities and City Information

Sign up for an Online Utility Account to access your monthly bills and make online payments. (Online payments include a convenience fee and a credit card fee)

Receive your Utility bill faster by signing up for e-bills, send an email to finance@smithvillemo.org or call City Hall at

816-532-3897 to request receiving your bills by email instead of by mail.

Sign up for ACH Automatic Draft. The service is free, automatic, and secure. Accounts are drafted on the 15th of each month avoiding penalties and disconnections.

Sign up for e-notifications to stay informed about events, meetings, activities, bids, employment opportunities, and other announcements from the City of Smithville at www.smithvillemo.org

Stop by the Smithville Chamber of Commerce to get your new resident gift.

Things you should know

Utility bill
  • Bills include water, sewer, and trash services. Bills are sent on the first business day of the month.

  • Bills are due on the 16th of each month.

  • If accounts are not paid in full at 8 am on the first business day following the 21st of each month, accounts are charged a 10% late fee.

  • For accounts with a balance more than $75: If payment is not received by 8 am on the 27th of each month, water service will be shut off and a $50 reconnection fee will be added to the account. To have the water service reconnected, residents need to pay the full balance on their account including the $50 reconnection fee.

  • The city sets reminder calls to all accounts subject to disconnection of water service. Make sure they  have your updated contact information

Trash & Recycling
  • Trash and recycling services are provided by GFL Environmental.

  • A Senior Discount is available for account holders over 65 years old. To apply visit the City's website or call City Hall.

  • Trash and recycling pick-up routes can be found on the City's website under Residents > Trash & Recycling

Permits

All construction in or to a structure such as the house or garage will likely require a permit. Additionally, the City requires permits for fences, decks, pools and outbuildings larger than 120 square feet. It is recommended that all persons interested in constructing in the city limits to contact the Building Regulations Department to find out what permits are needed and the cost for the permit.

Business License

The municipal code of Smithville requires all businesses procure a license before doing business in the City. State statue requires the City to ensure Sales Tax has been paid to the State of Missouri.

Code Enforcement

The most common code enforcement violations:

  • Tall grass and weeds

  • Trash, rubbish and debris

  • Inoperable and unlicensed vehicles

  • Protective treatment on wood surfaces

  • Premise identification

  • Fences in poor condition

  • Unapproved parking

Dogs over the age of six months need to be registered with the City.

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