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Planning & Development

Phone: 913-715-2200

111 S. Cherry STE 2000, Olathe, KS 66061

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Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Regulation amendments are proposed for discussion by the Johnson County Planning Commission to bring greater clarity and specificity for how the County reviews and potentionally authorizes utility scale solar facilities. 

Johnson County wants your input! Please send your comments to [email protected]. Comments must be received by 2:00 P.M. on the Monday of the week before the meeting to be included in the packet sent to the Planning Commission members. Any comments received after that cutoff need to be received by 2:00 P.M. the day before the meeting (Monday) to be posted online and distributed via email to the PC members. All other comments received after these cutoffs will be included in the following month's meeting packet. 

Visit the Planning Commission page to view all meeting agendas, minutes, and other meeting materials. 


The Planning, Housing and Community Development Department promotes safe and coordinated growth by providing sustainable long-range land use planning. With the goal of maximizing public benefit, Johnson County Contractor Licensing, Housing and Community Development and Transit seek to create opportunities for all residents of Johnson County.

Department News

November Meeting Cancellations and Changes
November 1, 2021

The following meeting has been cancelled:

Northwest Consolidated Zoning Board - November 22, 2021

Planning Commission - November 23, 2021 (rescheduled for November 16, 2021)

Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board - November 24, 2021


Planning Commission December 2021 Meeting Date Change
November 17, 2021

The next Johnson County Planning Commission meeting has be rescheduled from December 21, 2021 to December 14, 2021 at 5:45 PM. The meeting will be held in person at the Johnson County Administration Building, 111 South Cherry, 3rd Floor, Hearing Room, Olathe, Kansas 66061 as well as via Zoom. Additional information will be available the week before. 


The Planning and Building Code office is open
March 1, 2021

Although the Johnson County Administration Building has opened, with the health of customers and staff in mind, we respectfully ask that you consider contacting the office by either phone or email. If there are circumstances where you may require an in-office visit, please continue to practice all COVID-19 precautions.

Contact Contractor Licensing:

Contact Planning:

Updated Payment Methods for Planning and Building Codes
January 14, 2021

Beginning February 1st, 2021, Planning and Building Codes will longer be accepting cash. We will continue to accept checks, money orders, credit cards (except American Express), and ACH.

Upcoming Events

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Wed, 12/01/2021 - 6:30pm

Southeast Consolidated Zoning Board

Tue, 12/14/2021 - 5:45pm

Planning Commission

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 5:30pm

Board of Zoning Appeals

Mon, 12/20/2021 - 6:30pm

Northwest Consolidated Zoning Board

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 5:45pm

Canceled - Planning Commission