Community Development

Community Development
The Community Development Department handles long-range and current planning, zoning administration, historic preservation and grant administration.
  1. Current Projects
  2. Planning
  3. Zoning
Manhattan Area 2035
Manhattan Area 2035 is a project to update the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan. Learn more on the project website.

Know Your Flood Risk
Flood insurance rate maps are changing, which means your flood risk could be changing. Learn more about flood insurance requirements and the flood risk in Manhattan.

Sign Regulation Updates
The City of Manhattan is reviewing sign regulations to include proposed changes to electronic and digital signs, real estate and for rent signs, and temporary and sidewalk signs.

Contact Us

  1. Karen Davis
    Director of Community Development
    Email Karen Davis

    1101 Poyntz Ave.
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Ph: 785-587-2412
    Fx: 785-587-2439

    Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Monday through Friday

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