Planning Applications

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Have you spoken to a Planner and scheduled a Development Review Committee Pre-Application Meeting?

Download the Guidebook, review and complete the questionnaire, call and speak to the Planner on Duty, 913-715-2209 or email us.

Search Address

Before you create an application, make sure the address for your project is in the ‘unincorporated’ Johnson County area. Enter an address or KUPN number in the location search box provided. If the address returns with ‘Unincorporated Area’ then you can proceed with the permit application process. If your search returns with a ‘City’ name, then use the contact information provide to contact your city planning department.

Accessory Dwelling Unit

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is defined as a dwelling unit that is accessory and secondary to the principal dwelling unit and under the same ownership in all respects. The Principal Dwelling Unit is defined to be the larger of the two dwellings. ADUs are not duplexes and is not intended to replace duplex and other multi-family zoning districts and dwellings.

Administrative review procedures

Public hearing procedures

Administrative Development Plan

Board of Zoning Appeals

Conditional Use Permit

Floodplain Development Permit

Preliminary and Final Development Plan

Preliminary and Final Plat

Sign Permit

Special Use Permit

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