Planning

Upcoming Public Hearings

RZ-14-011 Proposed rezoning from C-2 to C-3 district, and preliminary development plan for Menards, located at the southeast corner of 135th Street and Greenwood Street.  This application and public hearing was continued to the January 12, 2015 Planning Commission meeting.  The applicant is currently revising plans to address site and building design requirements.  The applicant will also hold a neighborhood meeting on December 16, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at City Hall to present updated plans and answer any questions.  Once revised plans have been submitted to staff, a link will be posted on this page.  Following the public hearing, the rezoning will be scheduled for final action at a future City Council meeting, date to be determined. 



 

City HallThe City Planning Division resides on the third floor of City Hall at 100 East Santa Fe. Contact the City Planning Division at 913-971-8750.

The City Planning Division helps Olathe identify and achieve its desired future. The Division focuses on:

  • Growth and its impacts on the physical character of the community
  • Achieving the community's vision through implementation of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, PlanOlathe
  • Enforcement of codes for the health, safety, and welfare of Olathe’s citizens

 This work includes both a future-oriented, long-range planning component and a current planning component that reviews specific proposals for development.

Current Planning
Planners review development projects and make recommendations to the Planning Commission. Staff also provides information to the public about land use issues.

Long Range Planning
Planners implement the goals and policies of the Comprehensive Plan, process annexation requests and create and maintain development, demographic and community profile information.

The responsibilities of Neighborhood Planning include fostering neighborhood alliances, preserving and enhancing developed neighborhoods, empowering neighbors and partnering with residents for the improvement of their area.