Leawood residents may soon be able to build backyard greenhouses — here are the details

Leawood greenhouses

Leawood Planning Commission approved six ordinance amendments for non-commercial, detached greenhouses in residential areas. If approved by the city council, the greenhouses would be the largest detached structures ever allowed in residential areas of the city. Image via Leawood city staff presentation.

Leawood residents may soon be allowed to build greenhouses in their backyards.

At a meeting earlier this month, the Leawood Planning Commission approved a raft of ordinance amendments that would permit non-commercial, detached greenhouses on residential property.