Planning & Zoning

Planning & Zoning


Chris Komarek

City Administrator | Email

104 East Second Street
Ellinwood, KS  67526

Ph: (620) 564-3161
Fx: (620) 564-3375


Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 4:00 pm


The Planning and Zoning Division performs a variety of services intended to protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment. Primary functions address property development and land use activities occurring in the City.


The Planning and Zoning Division provides direction and leadership in implementing the goals, objectives, and policies as adopted by the City Council.

The Division is also responsible for the orderly development of the City and the administration of various land use regulations.

Planning/Zoning Commission Members

  • Kent Blakeslee
  • Richard Doll
  • Rob Dove
  • Glen Hertel
  • Carl Isern
  • Mark Menges
  • Chad Steffan

Zoning Ordinance

The term setback means the required distance separating a building or structure from a property line. Setback regulations can be viewed on the building permit page. For more information, please contact the City Office at (620) 564-3161.

Zone changes require Planning Board review at a public hearing and the approval of the City Council. A request for zoning change should be submitted to the city office. The fee for a zoning request is $50.00 plus the publication and postage costs. For more information, call the city office at (620) 564-3161.