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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

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.

June 10, 2019


The Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, June 12th from 5:30 PM to approximately 6:30 PM.  At the meeting the Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to recess into executive session for the purpose of receiving the advice of counsel regarding statutory duties and responsibilities.  The meeting will be located at the County Administration Building, 111 S. Cherry Street, Olathe, Kansas in the Board of County Commissioner’s Hearing Room, third floor.

Please contact Karen Miller at (913) 715-2224 for further information.

Upcoming Events

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Wed, 06/19/2019 - 5:30pm

Board of Zoning Appeals

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

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