Planning & Zoning Office


The Pottawatomie County Planning and Zoning Office is responsible for administering the County's Unified Development Regulations (Zoning Regulations).

The office is additionally responsible for county land use planning and implementing the County Land Use Plan. This includes reviewing and issuing building and sign permits, floodplain management, 911 addressing and coordinating new subdivisions plat reviews.

News and Upcoming Meetings

The regularly scheduled meeting of Pottawatomie County Planning Commission is on Thursday January 16, 2019 at 7.00pm. You can find the the most recent agenda on the Planning Commission home page.

Ongoing Projects
Building Codes 
Building codes are coming to the Blue Township Sewer District on January 1, 2020. As part of the codes process, contractors and their sub-contractors will be required to obtain a Pottawatomie County License. For more Information about the licenses and to apply for a license visit the Building Codes page.

Sign Table Amendments
The Planning Commission is conducting a public hearing for changes to the County's Sign Table. This table details the height, size, and placement of signs within Pottawatomie County. Visit the amended sign table for more information on these changes.

loodplain Mapping Updates

The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for the Wamego, Belvue, and St Marys areas are being updated to provide more accurate information. For more information please see the above link.

Unified Development Regulation Amendments

The County is reviewing our development regulations. The UDR is the County's zoning and subdivision document, and has a significant impact on land use in Pott County. 

  1. Planning & Zoning

    Physical Address
    207 N. 1st
    Westmoreland, KS 66549

    Phone: 785-457-3551
    Fax: 785-457-3591

  2. Gregg Webster

    Zoning Administrator

  3. John Keller

    County Planner

  4. Stephan Metzger

    Assistant Planner/Zoning Enforcement Officer