City of Kansas City - Solar Easements and Geothermal Access
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Owners of accessory solar energy systems are responsible for negotiating with other property owners for any desired solar easements to protect access to sunlight. An easements must be recorded in the office of the appropriate county recorder of deeds.
The State of Missouri also has a similar state law pertaining to solar easements.
Kansas City municipal code expressly permits geothermal heat exchange systems in all zoning districts. Systems must be located entirely within the lot lines of property or within appropriate easements and may not be located within a stream or stream buffer.