City Planning and Zoning

2024 Planning Calendar

Select the link above to view the calendar for application deadlines, public notice deadlines, and the meeting schedule of the Planning Commission.

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) will hear and making findings related to variances from the standard zoning regulations.  Any change to the use of property that would fall outside zoning regulations must obtain a variance from the BZA.

City planning provides a focal point of all development within Tonganoxie city limits  by providing coordination between the members of the community, developers, and various City departments. Planning processes include land-use related reports to the City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals. Planning is primarily responsible for administering all land-use ordinances and statutes in adherence to the policies established by the City Council while employing such managerial techniques needed to assure efficient utilization of the City's resources.