Application Forms & Instructions

Pre-Application Meeting
Before making an application, you will need to call the Community Development Department at 785-587-2412 to schedule a pre-application meeting to discuss what is being proposed, review submission requirements, and review the application and approval process.

Forms & Instructions
The following links provide access to forms and instructions for making application to the Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board, the Board of Zoning Appeals, the Historic Resources Board, and various administrative applications to the City of Manhattan.

Please note that applications must be submitted in complete form with all supporting information before they will be scheduled for a public hearing. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on the due date listed on the 2016 Application Schedule.

Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board
To schedule a pre-application meeting, contact Senior Planner Chad Bunger at 785-587-2412. Board of Zoning Appeals
To schedule a pre-application meeting, contact Senior Planner Chad Bunger at 785-587-2412. Business Improvement District Forms
Other Forms & Instructions
To schedule a pre-application meeting, contact Senior Planner Chad Bunger at 785-587-2412. Historic Resources Board
To schedule a pre-application meeting, contact Senior Planner Lance Evans at 785-587-2412. Sign Permit Application
Please contact one of the Zoning Inspectors, Jason Klein or Jonathan Fateley, regarding sign permits at 785-587-2412.