The Zoning Enforcement Section is responsible for ensuring compliance with the municipal code governing zoning requirements. The Zoning Inspector investigates citizen complaints within the city limits regarding potential non-compliance with zoning regulations including land/building uses, building setbacks, signs, landscaping, parking, and home occupation permits.
To request investigation of an issue in your neighborhood,
send an email.
Becky Esopi Zoning Inspector
Email Becky 785-368-3012
Home occupation is defined as “an accessory use of a dwelling unit for gainful employment.”
Home occupations are permitted provided that they do not detract from the residential character of a neighborhood and will not cause excessive traffic, nuisance or hazards to safety. A home occupation business must meet the following regulations as outlined in the City Code 18.210.035:
Prior to the establishment of a home occupation, the owner(s) of the property must submit an application to the Planning Department.
A few things to remember: