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
- 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.
- Serve as staff support to the MAPC, BZA, HPB, the City Council and Board of County Commissioners.
- Process development applications for administrative review within timeframes specified by departmental policy.
- Provide zoning and development application information to the public.