Paul Chaffee, Planning Director
11110 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, KS 66203
Phone: (913) 742-6011
Fax: (913) 631-7351
The Planning Department provides staff assistance to the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. Staff is responsible for reviewing, updating, and initiating proposals to carry out the Comprehensive Plan, as well as preparing general planning and subdivision ordinances. Other duties include administering City ordinances pertaining to zoning, subdivision activities and the sign code. The department also reviews site plans, prepares City maps, administers Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects, and prepares special reports detailing demographic trends and development patterns in the City.
Codes Administration is responsible for compliance of municipal construction codes, building permits, plan review, building inspections, and property maintenance enforcement. The division also manages the City's vector control.
I-435 Corridor Land Use Analysis and Market Study
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Five Year 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2017 Annual Plan
Downtown Action Plan 2014
Land Use Guide
Lead Based Paint Information
Planning Development Information
Sign Permit Applications
Chapter 17.51 Table of General Use Regulations