To adopt, maintain, and annually review the Comprehensive Development Plan for the City and unincorporated territory lying outside the City. To adopt and maintain the Zoning Regulations and Subdivision Regulations for the City, make recommendations on zoning applications and approve plats for submittal to the Governing Body.
The Planning Commission also serves as the Board of Zoning Appeals to hear and decide appeals from determination of the Zoning Administrator, variances and exceptions as required by the Zoning Regulations. Prepare and approve plans for neighborhoods and special project areas. Maintain plans, reports, maps, ordinances, regulations and policies accessible to officials, developers and citizens. Cooperate and coordinate with the trusties of Park and Union townships, USD 266 and Wichita-Sedgwick County Metropolitan Area Planning Commission and any other entities as may be appropriate. Make recommendations to the Wichita-Sedgwick County Metropolitan Area Planning Commission on all plats proposed in the Maize Planning Area outside the city and on all zoning items proposed for hearings. Hold hearings, provide plans for and or make recommendations on such other matters including annexations and vacations as may be assigned to the Planning Commission by the Governing Body.
Kim Edgington, Planning Administrator 316-722-7561