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Planning & Development

Phone: 913-715-2200

111 S. Cherry STE 3500, Olathe, KS 66061

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The Planning and Codes department is responsible for ensuring the coordinated, efficient and safe development of the County for all current and future residents by providing professional contractor monitoring, building codes enforcement, development and land use reviews and recommendations, long-range planning, and geographic and socioeconomic analyses.

Our mission is to ensure coordinated, efficient, and safe development for current and future County residents and businesses by providing professional long-range planning; policy and demographic analysis; development plan reviews; zoning and building code enforcement; and construction contractor licensing, education, and monitoring.

Department News

January Meeting Cancellations
January 11, 2019

The following meetings have been cancelled.

January 16, 2019 – Board of Zoning Appeals

January 23, 2019 – Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board

Save the Date: Planning Workship, February 26, 2019
December 26, 2018

The Johnson County Planning Commission is hosting a workshop for board members and commissioners involved in the County’s planning process.

The meeting will include an overview of Planning staff priorities for the upcoming year and a summary of accomplishments in 2018.  Richard Lind, Assistant County Counselor, will discuss the issues of ex parte contacts and conflicts of interest as they apply to the County’s appointed volunteers.

You are invited to attend.  Please contact Jay Leipzig at 715-2220 or Karen Miller at 715-2224 with questions or comments.

Meeting Schedule

Location:  Johnson County Administration Building
111 South Cherry Street, Olathe, KS 66061
(Clock Tower Building, Downtown Olathe)

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time/Rooms: 5:15 p.m. Dinner - Lower Level Cafeteria 

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Presentation - (Room LL 200, Lower Level) 

Note:  The public may attend and observe the workshop.  However, this is not a public hearing.  Time for public comment is set aside at each regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting.

September 11, 2018

The Planning and Building Codes Department has moved to 2000, on the second floor of the Johnson County Administration Building. We appreciate your patience and look forward to serving you in our new office!

Upcoming Events

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Tue, 01/22/2019 - 5:45pm

Planning Commission Meeting

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 5:30pm

Board of Zoning Appeals

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 5:45pm

Planning Commission Meeting

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 6:00pm

Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:00pm

Northwest Consolidated Zoning Board