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 October 17, 2019 at 7.00pm. You can find the agenda here.


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. Information about the licenses can be found here.

The process for obtaining a license will be primarily online. The website is currently under construction. If you would like to be notified when you are able to apply for a contractor's license, please sign up HERE.

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.

Green Valley Area Plan
If you live in Green Valley, you're getting a new plan! Follow along with the progress and provide input on the plan by clicking the link above. The adoption hearing is scheduled for October 1, 2019 at the Sunflower Room in Westmoreland

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.