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Current Plans Division Statement of Purpose

Administer the development review process for zoning, subdivision, historic preservation and other development-related regulations to implement adopted long-range plans, act in accordance with adopted standards, ensure compatibility with adjacent properties and coordinate development with appropriate public services, in order to support the vision of the community for its built environment and economic vitality.

Division Goals and Objectives

  1. Process development applications for the Wichita-Sedgwick County Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (MAPC), the Wichita-Sedgwick County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA), Wichita Historic Preservation Board (HPB) and the governing body action within time frames specified by state statute and city code.
  2. Serve as staff support to the MAPC, BZA, HPB, the City Council and Board of County Commissioners.
  3. Process development applications for administrative review within timeframes specified by departmental policy.
  4. Provide zoning and development application information to the public.

​Documents

  
  
2016 County BZA Meeting Calendar.pdf2016 County BZA Meeting Calendar
2017 County BZA  Calendar.pdf2017 County BZA Calendar
2017 MAPC and City BZA Calendar.pdf2017 MAPC and City BZA Calendar
2017 MAPC City-Co BZA Calendar.pdf2017 MAPC City-Co BZA Calendar
2017 Subdivision Calendar.pdf2017 Subdivision Calendar
2017 Vacation Calendar.pdf2017 Vacation Calendar
2018 Subdivision Meeting Calendar.pdf2018 Subdivision Meeting Calendar
2018 Vacation Calendar.pdf2018 Vacation Calendar
City Council Consideration of Zoning and Other Planning Items.pdfCity Council Consideration of Zoning and Other Planning Items
Development Flowchart.pdfDevelopment Flowchart
Growth by Decade map.pdfGrowth by Decade map
Landscape Ordinance Guidebook.pdfLandscape Ordinance Guidebook
MAPC Bylaws (Adopted 3-9-17).pdfMAPC Bylaws (Adopted 3-9-17)
MAPD Filing Fees.pdfMAPD Filing Fees
Official Bylaws of the Wichita Sedgwick County Board of Zoning Appeals.pdfOfficial Bylaws of the Wichita Sedgwick County Board of Zoning Appeals
Posting Signs instructions.pdfPosting Signs instructions
Sensitive Areas for Placement of Wireless Communications Facilities.pdfSensitive Areas for Placement of Wireless Communications Facilities
The Golden Rules of a Zone Change Request.pdfThe Golden Rules of a Zone Change Request
Urban Area of Influence map.pdfUrban Area of Influence map
Use Regulations Quick Look Chart.pdfUse Regulations Quick Look Chart
Wichita-Sedgwick County Subdivision Procedure Diagram.pdfWichita-Sedgwick County Subdivision Procedure Diagram
Wichita-Sedgwick County Zoning Procedure Diagram.pdfWichita-Sedgwick County Zoning Procedure Diagram
Zoning Chart.pdfZoning Chart
Zoning Code for Wichita-Sedgwick County.pdfZoning Code for Wichita-Sedgwick County
Zoning Code Supplement-Administrative Permit Eligible Properties-Wireless Facility map.pdfZoning Code Supplement-Administrative Permit Eligible Properties-Wireless Facility map
Zoning Code Supplement-Airport Hazard Zones map.pdfZoning Code Supplement-Airport Hazard Zones map
Zoning Code Supplement-McConnell AFB Airport Overlay Districts Map.pdfZoning Code Supplement-McConnell AFB Airport Overlay Districts Map
Zoning Hearing Procedure.pdfZoning Hearing Procedure
Zoning Verification Letter.pdfZoning Verification Letter