Our Planning and Zoning Division helps with current and long-range planning in Lenexa. We are responsible for:
Requests for rezoning
Site plan and subdivision approval
Updating the Comprehensive Plan
Initiating amendments to the Unified Development Code
Our Comprehensive Plan is the official guide for growth and development. It includes overall principles that reflect our desired policy direction, as well as specific plans and recommendations for implementing those ideas.
The Planning Commission is responsible for reviewing, making recommendations related to, and approving various planning and zoning items. It has final approval on some development applications, while also making recommendations to the Governing Body on other development applications.
The Planning Commission also serves as the Board of Zoning Appeals. In some instances, a property owner may request a variance or exception from the requirements of the Unified Development Code.
You can consult several planning-related resources as part of the development review process.