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 2017 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.

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  Planner Ben Chmiel at 785-587-2412.