Planning & Zoning Department
As a responsibility of the Administrative Services Department, the planning component of the City of Haysville serves as a process for guiding the future growth of Haysville. City planning attempts to establish a course of action over the development of the physical environment on behalf of the citizens of Haysville and the Haysville Community.
Planning/Community Relations Coordinator
The Planning Coordinator works with and assists the Haysville Planning Commission with initiation and implementation of various studies, master plans, and regulations pertaining to zoning and subdivision. It is their responsibility to coordinate and manage planning and consultant contracts, studies, and reports. The Coordinator acts as a liaison between the Planning Commission and Governing Body.
The Coordinator is responsible for enforcing the City of Haysville Zoning Regulations and can answer any inquiries about zoning uses, classifications, and any application that would propose modifications to land within the City limits. Applications for re-zoning, conditional use permits, lot splits, vacation requests, and warranty deeding are all processed through the Planning Department.
Application & Instructions for:
The Kansas State Legislature delegates to the local governments a responsibility to adopt floodplain management regulations, designed to protect health, safety, and general welfare (K.S.A. 12-741 et seq, and K.S.A. 12-766). Any development or re-development within determined flood hazard areas are subject to additional regulations and possible restrictions.
The Planning Coordinator, as a public service of the City, can provide information on:
Whether a property is in or out of the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) as shown on the current Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) of the City.
Additional flood insurance data for a site, such as the FIRM zone and the base flood elevation or depth, if shown on the FIRM.
A handout on the flood insurance purchase requirement that can help people who need a mortgage or loan for a property in the SFHA.
For more information detailed information and necessary forms and publications, you may visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) website.
The Planning & Zoning Department is responsible for developing and maintaining certain information databases, with continual updating and interpretation as necessary.
Consistently updating traffic counts is necessary to help promote growth commercially, evaluate street improvement and replacement needs to allow for precise budgeting, and to project future needs of the City's transportation system. Counts are typically done on a three year cycle and incorporate efforts made by the Kansas Department of Transportation.