Application Forms

Below is information regarding the application processes, procedures and forms. For questions about applications or our application portal, please call us at 785-368-3728.

To schedule a pre-application meeting, email Fran Hug or Mike Hall, or call 785-368-3704.

Basic Development Review Flow Chart

Fees and Schedules

The short – term rental fee has been increased to $125.

Online Application Portal

For Conditional Use Permits, Platting, Site Plan Review, Zoning, Lot (Boundary) Line Adjustments/Lot Splits, and Short Term Rentals

Visit the Application Portal
to begin the registration process and get information on how to access your projects.

REQUIRED for all portal applications: Property Owner Approval / Authorization Form

For Cases requiring Planning Commission Review : The Topeka Planning Commission normally meets on the 3rd Monday of each month.

Conditional Use Permits

Site Plans



Lot Line Adjustments and Splits

Short Term Rentals

Other Applications

Case Submissions Accepted Electronically via Email

For those applications not accepted through the Application Portal:

  • Documents required for application submittals may be emailed to
  • Please use the applications below and complete all questions.
  • Documents should be emailed as individual pdf files. Please do not combine documents into one pdf file.
  • All documents should be sent in one email.


Board of Zoning Appeals

Community Gardens

Historic Properties

Home Occupation

Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP)

Street Name Changes / Memorial Dedications


Zoning Protest Petition

To make payment for applications not available on our application portal

please use our online payment portal to pay by credit card or e-check.

When making a payment, be sure to choose the “Planning Division Payment” option from the “Payment Type” dropdown box. The next box will ask for a Parcel ID. This section simply indicates how staff should credit the payment. If you prefer, you can enter the property address or the Case Name.

For assistance making a Planning payment using the online payment portal, contact Kris Wagers at 785-368-3728 or

Submittals are not considered complete until payment has been received.