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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

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Planning Commission

The City of Arkansas City Planning Commission is created in accordance with K.S.A. 12-741 etseq. and amendments thereto and in accordance with Sec. 2-185 et seq. of the Arkansas City Municipal Code.  The membership of the Commission shall include two members who shall reside outside of the City but within three miles of the City limits.  The full membership of the Commission shall consist of nine members.  Responsibilities include: approving plans and maps and making recommendations to the City Commission on rezoning requests, conditional use permits and plats.  The Planning Commission also serves as the Board of Zoning Appeals.  The two members residing outside of the City recuse themselves during Board of Zoning Appeals proceedings.  Specific information about the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals can be found in Article 25 of the Zoning Regulations.

2021 Meeting Calendar  
Application Deadline Meeting Date City Commission Date*
December 15, 2020 January 12 February 2
January 12 February 9 March 2
February 9 March 9 April 6
March 16 April 13 May 4
April 13 May 11 June 1
May 11 June 8 July 6
June 15 July 13 August 3
July 13 August 10 September 7
August 17 September  14 October 5
September 14 October 12 November 2
October 12 November 9 December 7
November 16 December 14 January 10, 2022 (subject to change)
*Rezone and conditional use requests require a 14 day protest period after the public hearing