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January Zoning Board Meeting Cancellations
January 18, 2017

The following meetings have been cancelled.

January 24, 2017 - Johnson County Planning Commission






Johnson County (Unincorporated) Cold Weather Requirements
December 8, 2016

Johnson County (Unincorporated) Cold Weather Requirements

The temperature must be 20-22° F (or -6 C or above) and rising to pour footings.  The temperature must be 30° F (or -1 C or above) and rising to pour walls.  When air temperature is below 40° F (or +4 or above), or forecast to fall below 40°during the next 24 hours, weather protection must be on the project site in order to receive a passing inspection.  Blankets, straw and tented plastic with heat may be considered as adequate for weather protection.

ACI Standard 318

5.12   – Cold weather requirements

512.1 – Adequate equipment shall be provided for heating concrete material and protecting concrete  during freezing or near-freezing weather.

512.2 – All concrete materials and all reinforcement, forms, fillers, and ground with which concrete is to come in contact shall be free from frost.

512.3 – Frozen material or materials containing ice shall not be used.

See below for weather line #’s and weather webs.

Weather Area Forecast – Kansas Serving the New Century Area   913-831-4141

Weather or Not Inc. – Serving the New Century Area  913-722-3955

World Weather, Inc. – 913-383-1161

Kansas Turnpike Authority – 913-721-1242

New Location - Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board
August 16, 2016

new location! “Beginning with the September 28, 2016, meeting, the Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board will meet at the Gardner Grange Building, 136 E. Washington, Gardner, Kansas.”  See calendar for time and dates.

Johnson County has been awarded Gold-Level Recognition
March 10, 2016

In partnership with Department of Health and Environment, Planning, Development, and Codes has assisted with the implementation of Solar Ready Construction better practices and guidelines, which you can find under Permits> Building or by clicking here. With this new implementations, MARC has awarded Johnson County with a Gold-Level Solar Ready Community Recognition. For more information regarding the Solar Ready Community Recognition Program please visit MARC's website.

Solar Ready Construction Information Now Available
February 26, 2016

You can now find information regarding zoning, permits, and inspections for solar ready construction here.

The link can be found under Building Codes > Permits > Building.

Please call 913-715-2200 to speak to a Planner or an Inspector for additional information.