Departments

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City Hall
6 East 6th Street
PO Box 708
Lawrence, KS 66044
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(785) 832-3000
E-mail: cityhall@lawrenceks.org

Departments & Contact Information

City Attorney

The City Attorney provides legal support to city staff and elected officials by responding to requests for legal opinions, preparing legal documents, negotiating contracts and providing legal training to city employees.

The City Prosecutor, Human Relations, and Municipal Court are divisions of the City Attorney.

City Attorney
(785) 832-3475
4th floor, City Hall
City Prosecutor
(785) 832-6195
1006 New Hampshire
Human Relations
(785) 832-3310
1006 New Hampshire
Municipal Court
(785) 832-6190
1006 New Hampshire
City Auditor
The City Auditor examines and evaluates the activities of the city to help the City Commissioners effectively discharge their duties. The City Auditor conducts performance audits following Government Auditing Standards, but does not prepare the annual audit of city finances.
(785) 832-3410
City Manager
Administration of policies established by the City Commission and coordination of City departments. Adviser to the City Commission on City service operations. The Lawrence Transit System is a division of the City Manager's office
Economic Development
(785) 832-3400
4th floor, City Hall
City Clerk
(785) 832-3308
3rd floor, City Hall
Human Resources
(785) 832-3203
2nd floor, City Hall
Lawrence Transit
(785) 832-3465
933 New Hampshire
Risk Management
(785) 832-3010
746 Kentucky, Suite 202
Sustainability
(785) 330-2873
1100 Massachusetts
Finance
Purchasing, financial management, payroll, meter reading, water billing and collection. Customers can establish, transfer, or stop residential utility services online.
(785) 832-7878
2nd floor, City Hall
Fire Medical, Lawrence-Douglas County
Hazardous materials, various rescue operations, medical response countywide. Fire and life safety inspection and prevention services in City.
(785) 830-7000
1911 Stewart Ave.
Information Technology
Promotion and maintenance of technologies to deliver information and services to City departments and Lawrence citizens.
(785) 832-3326
3rd floor, City Hall
Parks & Recreation
Recreational programs, maintenance and operation of parks, open spaces, landscaping, urban forestry, cemeteries, swimming pools, golf course, nature and recreation centers.
(785) 832-3450
1141 Mass. St.
Planning & Development Services
The Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office is responsible for the administration of city land use regulations and professional planning advice to the Lawrence City Commission, Douglas County Commission, Planning Commission and various committees. The Development Services division handles code enforcement, neighborhood support and provision of housing related services through the Community Development Block Grants, HOME Investment Partnerships Program and emergency shelter grants.
The Lawrence – Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization is a transportation policy-making organization in which federal funding for transportation projects and programs are channeled through.
Planning
(785) 832-3159
1st floor, City Hall
Development Services
(785) 832-7700
Riverfront Plaza, Suite 110 Level 1
Transportation Planning/L-DC MPO
(785)-832-3165
1st floor, City Hall
Police
Comprehensive police services including law enforcement and training, crime prevention and criminal investigations. Supervision of animal control, school crossing guards and parking enforcement in downtown.
Evidence, IT, Patrol & Records
(785) 832-7501
2nd floor, Law Enforcement Center
111 E. 11th
Investigations & Training Center, Office of the Chief
(785) 830-7400
4820 Bob Billings Parkway
Public Works
Engineering services, mapping, maintenance of streets and storm water infrastructure, Lawrence Municipal Airport, building and facility management including the downtown parking garages, fleet management, traffic signals and signs, and solid waste services.
Public Works
(785) 832-3123
Ground floor, City Hall
Solid Waste Management Division
P.O. Box 708
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Utilities
Provision of safe and clean drinking water to the City and safe return of waste waters to the environment.
(785) 832-7800
1400 E. 8th St.