Newton-North Newton Planning Commission

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The Newton-North Newton Planning Commission makes recommendations to the respective governing bodies on issues relating to zoning, subdivision plats, sign regulations and various other matters impacting the development of the Newton-North Newton area. The commission also serves as the Board of Zoning Appeals to hear and rule on applications for variances and exceptions as required under the zoning regulations, and to hear and rule on appeals from determinations of the zoning administrator. 

The Planning Commission is a nine-member body appointed by the governing bodies of Newton and North Newton in April of each year. Members serve staggered three-year terms.

Planning Commission Members

Newton North Newton

Lester Limon - Chair

Elizabeth Gunn

Carl Harris

Jordan Miller 

Joe Regier

Julie Yoder

Tyson Weidenbener - Vice Chair

Gary Roth

Joe Slechta


2017 Meeting Schedule


January 9
February 6
March 6*
April 3

                       

May 1
June 5
July 10
August 7*

September 11
October 2
November 6
December 4






 

 

 * meeting canceled

Applications for Property Development

Persons or businesses interested in submitting an application for a Plat, Zoning Amendment, or Planned Unit Development (PUD) should consult with the Planning Department before beginning the application process. The Planning Department can be reached at 316-284-6001.

Applications for Variance
For Variance applications, please contact the Building and Zoning Administrator at 316-284-6058.

Application SUBMISSION DEADLINE MEETING/PUBLIC HEARING

December 1, 2016..............................................
January 4, 2017..................................................
February 1, 2017................................................
March 1, 2017...................................................
April 3, 2017...................................................
May 3, 2017...................................................
June 1, 2017...................................................
July 5, 2017...................................................
August 9, 2017...................................................
September 1, 2017...................................................
October 4, 2017...................................................
November 1, 2017...................................................
December 6, 2017...................................................

January 9, 2017
February 6, 2017
March 6, 2017
April 3, 2017
May 1, 2017
June 5, 2017
July 10, 2017
August 7, 2017
September 11, 2017
October 2, 2017
November 6, 2017
December 4, 2017
January 8, 2017


*Submission Deadline -- applications and all required supporting documents, including property ownership lists and preliminary plats, must be received by the Planning Department, no later than 5 p.m. at the 3rd floor reception desk, City Hall, 201 E. Sixth St., Newton.

*Meeting/Public Hearing -- all applications will be considered by the Newton/North Newton Planning Commission during a regular meeting. For those applications that require a public hearing, the public hearing will be conducted during the regular meeting.

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