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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

Planning Commission June 25, 2019 Meeting Cancelled
June 25, 2019

The June 25, 2019 Planning Commission has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be July 23, 2019.

New Software Implementation Fall 2019
April 1, 2019

Over the next few months Johnson County Planning and Building Codes will be testing and implementing a new software to assist with permits, planning, zoning, inspections, and code enforcement. Beginning in July we will instruct you to begin registering your email address in preparation for the launch of the online submittal portal. If you do not already, please consider setting up an email account. We appreciate your patience during this process.

Retirement Receptions Recognizing Paul Greeley
June 25, 2019

Paul Greeley, Deputy Director
Johnson County Planning, Development and Codes
attended by
Johnson County Planning Commission
Consolidated Zoning Boards
Board of Zoning Appeals

Paul Greeley, Planning’s Deputy Director, is retiring after 27 years with Johnson County Planning, Development, and Codes.
Paul’s retirement will be recognized with two receptions.  The first reception will follow the June Planning Commission meeting and the second reception will be held on Paul’s last day with the County.  Reception details are as follows:

Planning Commission Meeting

Date:               Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time:               The meeting starts at 5:45 PM
Location:         Board Hearing Room, Third Floor
Johnson County Administration Building, 111 South Cherry Street, Olathe, KS
Topic:              Update regarding current park projects. 

Planning Commission Reception

Reception to follow agenda items.

Countywide Reception
Date:               Friday, June 28, 2019
Time:               3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location:         Room LL 200, Lower Level
Johnson County Administration Building, 111 South Cherry Street, Olathe, KS

For more information contact Leslie Davis at (913)715-2206.

Upcoming Events

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Tue, 06/25/2019 - 5:45pm

Canceled - Planning Commission Meeting

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 6:00pm

Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 6:30pm

Southeast Consildated Zoning Board

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:00pm

Northwest Consolidated Zoning Board

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:30pm

Board of Zoning Appeals