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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

Aubry-Oxford Consolidated Zoning Board Meeting Cancellation - December 7, 2016
December 7, 2016

The Aubry-Oxford Consolidated Zoning Board meeting for tonight, December 7, 2016,  has been cancelled and rescheduled for January 4, 2017.

World Town Planning Day 2016
October 27, 2016

Johnson County recognizes World Town Planning Day, November 8th. Although November 8th is the official 17th annual WTPD, Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will hold the Proclaimation on Thursday, November 3rd. Please stop by the table on the first floor of the Administration Building, 111 South Cherry, Olathe, Kansas 66061 to learn more. You can also visit World Town Planning Day Online Conference to find out more about this imporant day and how you can engage in planning discussions.

December Zoning Board Meeting Cancellations
December 7, 2016

The following meetings have been cancelled.

December 5, 2016 – South-Central Consolidated Zoning Board

December 7, 2016 - Aubry-Oxford Consolidated Zoning Board

December 19, 2016 – Northwest Consolidated Zoning Board

December 21, 2016 – Board of Zoning Appeals

December 27, 2016 - Johnson County Planning Commission






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.