In May 2014, the Topeka City Council adopted City of Topeka Ordinance No. 19905, establishing a Domestic Partner Registry (DPR). For more information, see Ordinance No. 19905.
The two partners must meet the following criteria:
Applicants should understand that registration creates no legal rights. No person shall register or attempt to register a domestic partnership without the consent of the persons to be registered, and any person who is convicted of violating this section of the City Code shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
No individual who has previously filed a Declaration of Domestic Partnership in this City may file a new Declaration of Domestic Partnership until at least 90 days after the date that a Request for Removal from the Domestic Partnership was filed (this prohibition does not apply if the previous domestic partnership ended due to death of a partner).
The information provided on this Declaration of Domestic Partnership and any other records associated with the application are public record and may be viewed in accordance with the Kansas Open Records Act (KORA).
Register for Domestic Partnership