The mission of the Planning Department is to help create a vibrant city of lasting value by engaging the community through neighborhood revitalization, sustainable land use and infrastructure choices, regional transportation planning, historic preservation, and zoning administration. A look at our organization chart.

Please join us for the next Topeka Planning Commission Monday, March 16, 2015, 6:00PM at the Municipal Building, 214 SE 8th Street, 2nd floor Council Chambers.

Recent News/Announcements            Archive 2013 | 2012

February 23, 2015
City accepting applications for Heritage Tourism Grants
Funding used to improve and promote area landmarks.

November 6, 2014
Downtown Topeka National Register Nomination Process

October 20
Planning Commission Approves LUGMP 2040
CJOnline Article (9/18/14)

October 14
City Council approves PUD14/3 - SW 29th and Gage

October 6, 2014
Topeka launches Interactive Neighborhood Revitalization Program Map

September 23, 2014
Topeka City Council approves the Zoning Matrix Calibration

July 16, 2014
City Wins Funding for Bikeways Master Plan Phase II

July 8, 2014
Topeka City Council approves Wrangler Ridge PUD
Press Release | About the project

May 13, 2014
Topeka Landmarks Commission present inaugural Endangered Properties List

May 6, 2014
Topeka City Council approves Historic Preservation Ordinance

May 7, 2014
City of Topeka Planning Department to host Development Review Forum

April 28, 2014
City of Topeka Planning Department to host Community Garden Community Meeting
Invitation | Community Garden Website

April 11, 2014
Heritage Tourism Grant Awards made by Transient Guest Tax Committee
Awards | Minutes of Historic Tourism Committee 4/2/14

March 12, 2014
Census Report on Shawnee County Migration Patterns
Topeka Migration Report

March 11, 2014
City Council unanimously approves Oakland Neighborhood Plan

February 12, 2014
City Planning Department Launches New Interactive Local Landmarks Map

February 11, 2014
Westboro Neighborhood Conservation District unanimously approved by City Council
NCD Overlay Document

January 8, 2014
Bikeway Signs go up in Topeka promoting Master Bikeways Plan
Press Release

January 7, 2014
Historic Preservation Plan unanimously approved by City Council
Historic Preservation Plan

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