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.
Planning Commission Meetings
Please join us for the next Topeka Planning Commission meeting on Monday, December 14, 6PM at the Holliday Building 1st Floor Holliday Conference Room at 620 SE Madison.
City of Topeka Planning Department Receives 2015 Pioneer Award
November 12 meeting scheduled to launch the development of Historic District Design Guidelines. Read more.
Announcing Early Site Plan Review (Pilot Program)
The City is now requiring an early Site Plan Review application and preliminary approval prior to application for a building permit. Read more.
September 16, 2015
City of Topeka to host Development Forum on Wednesday, September 23 from 11:30AM-12:30PM in the Holliday Building Conference Room (1st Floor) at 620 SE Madison. View more details.
August 25, 2015
Register now to help with Bike Counts 2015, taking place September 16 and 19!
August 13, 2015
Topeka Landmarks Commission establishes standing Design Review Committee to assist owners and investors in historic properties understand and consider all applicable design guidelines and review standards in making modifications and alterations to their properties. View more details.
July 22, 2015
National Park Service approves the first-ever listing of three new historic districts for Downtown Topeka in the National Register of Historic Places. View the press release.
May 9, 2015
Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review approves listing of three Downtown Topeka Historic Districts to the Register of Historic Places.
- South Kansas Avenue Commercial Historic District
- Mill Block Industrial Historic District
- Church of the Assumption Historic District
March 23, 2015
City Seeks Input on Topeka’s First Pedestrian Master Plan
Community Workshop Scheduled