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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

February Meeting Cancellations
January 28, 2019

The following meetings have been cancelled.

February 6, 2019 – Southeast Consolidated Zoning Board

February 20, 2019 – Board of Zoning Appeals

Save the Date: Planning Workship, February 26, 2019
February 4, 2019

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.

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 provided for Commissioners and Board Members - 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, 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

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 5:30pm

Board of Zoning Appeals

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 5:45pm

Planning Commission Meeting