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How is my property affected by a "down zoning"?

Contact Bill Fiander, 785-368-3728

When do I get my rebate check for an approved Neighborhood Revitalization Program project?
Contact Bill Fiander, 785-368-3728

What is the zoning on that property over there?

Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

Can I put a car lot on my property?

Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

How do I change the zoning on my property?

Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

How do I vacate the alley behind my house?

Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

What's a building setback?
Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

What's the grandfather clause?

Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

If my house burns down, can I rebuild it if the zoning has changed since it was built?
Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

Where does my property line begin?
Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

How do I subdivide my property?
Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

Is the City going to annex my land?
Contact the city attorney's office, 785-368-3883

How do I keep the City from annexing my land?
Contact the city attorney's office, 785-368-3883

What's going on over there at that corner where they're moving all that dirt?
Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728

How do I run a business out of my home?
Contact the Planning Department at 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor, 785-368-3728.

What are they doing to *** street or bridge and when will it be done?

Who to contact:

  • City of Topeka Engineering 785-368-3842
  • Shawnee County Engineering 233-7702
  • Kansas Department of Transportation (Topeka Construction Office) 785-296-3986

Who do I talk to about widening *** street

Who to contact:

  • City of Topeka Engineering 785-368-3842
  • Shawnee County Engineering 233-7702
  • Kansas Department of Transportation (Public Information) 785-296-3585

Who do I talk to about fixing *** intersection and how do I get that done?

Who to contact:

  • City of Topeka Transportation Operations 785-368-3916
  • City of Topeka Engineering 785-368-3842
  • Shawnee County Engineering 233-7702
  • Kansas Department of Transportation (Topeka Maintenance Office) 785-296-2291

They need to put a traffic signal at *** intersection - how do I get that done?

Who to contact:

  • City of Topeka Engineering (Traffic Engineer) 785-368-3842
  • Shawnee County Engineering 233-7702
  • Kansas Department of Transportation (Public Information) 785-296-3585

They need to do something about the speeding on *** street - who do I talk to about getting a *** installed to slow the traffic down?

Who to contact:

  • City of Topeka Engineering (Traffic Engineer) 785-368-3842
  • Shawnee County Engineering, 233-7702
  • Kansas Department of Transportation (Public Information) 785-296-3585

Are there plans to do something about the problem at *** street?

Who to contact:

  • City of Topeka Engineering (Traffic Engineer) 785-368-3842
  • City of Topeka Transportation Operations 785-368-3916
  • City of Topeka - Pothole Hotline 785-368-4388
  • Shawnee County Engineering 233-7702
  • Topeka-Shawnee County PLANNING (Transportation Planner) 785-368-3728
  • Kansas Department of Transportation (Public Information) 785-296-3585

Are there plans for widening and improvement of *** street?

Who to contact:

  • City of Topeka Engineering (Traffic Engineer) 785-368-3842
  • City of Topeka Transportation Operations 785-368-3916
  • Shawnee County Engineering 233-7702
  • Topeka-Shawnee County Planning (Transportation Planner) 785-368-3728
  • Kansas Department of Transportation (Public Information) 785-296-3585
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