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Community Development
The Community Development Department is home to the Planning Division. Activities include long-range and current planning, zoning administration, historic preservation and grant administration.

Current Projects
ManhattanUrbanAreaLogo-RGB.pngManhattan 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.

Community Development Resources
Application Forms & Instructions

Bid Information

CDBG Program

Historic Preservation

Housing Rehab Program

Planning in Progress

Public Hearing Dates

Zoning Regulations

Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan


Contact Us
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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