Intro to City
Platte Woods is a city within Platte County, Missouri. Its governing body consists of the Mayor and a four-member Board of Aldermen that covers two wards. Other decision making bodies include the Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Zoning Adjustment, and the following committees: Administration, Finances, Public Works and Public Safety. City Hall staff includes a City Clerk and a Municipal Court Clerk.
The city of Platte Woods has its own police department whose staff includes the Chief of Police and 16 officers.
Platte Woods, with zip code 64151, is ranked among the safest neighborhoods in Kansas City. It is 74 percent safer than all U.S. neighborhoods. The list is made up of two types of neighborhoods – highly affluent city neighborhoods or modest-income neighborhoods with tightly-knit working-class families.
Platte Woods is divided into Two Wards (see attached map)