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Copies of these documents can be found on the City Web Docs application.
You can also contact the Planning Department to request a copy.
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Property owners that wish to request a rezoning can submit an application to the Planning Department. See applications and more information.
The Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Zoning Code (PDF) details what uses are allowed on properties. See a quick-look use regulation chart (PDF).
A request for a Zoning Verification Letter must be submitted to John Cox. See more information (PDF).
A CUP creates specific development plans for large-scale developments that address permitted uses, development standards, and circulation to ensure that the character of the development is appropriate to the neighborhood.
A Conditional Use can approve specific uses not permitted by right in a zoning district based on an approved site plan and supplementary use regulations. The Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Zoning Code details when and where Conditional Uses are permitted.
A PUD is a special-purpose zoning district for specific properties that encourage innovative land planning and design.
A plat is the division of land into lots and blocks and the establishment of any required setbacks (separation between a property line and a structure), easements (an interest in land owned by another that entitles its holder to a specific limited use) and public rights-of-way. A plat is recorded as a legal document that includes both a legal description of the property and a survey. Property that has been platted can be transferred between interested parties and provides a potential owner with some assurance the property is most likely legally developable for the uses for which it zoned.
A PO establishing more restrictive permitted uses and/or development standards to ensure land use compatibility and address unusual situations on a property.
A Variance modifies development standards not eligible for administrative approval. The Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Zoning Code details when and where Variances are permitted.
An Administrative Adjustment modifies specified development standards through administrative approval. The Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Zoning Code details when and where Administrative Adjustments are permitted.
The multi-departmental Development Review Committee meets weekly to advise and assist potential applicants on development inquiries. You can call the Planning Department (268-4421) to request a Development Review for your project.
See the Wichita-Sedgwick County Zoning Procedure (PDF).
The following case types are generally reviewed by District Advisory Boards or County Advisory Boards: