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Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a 10 member board that is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for 3-year terms. The Planning Commission has the following responsibilities:
  • To hear and make recommendations concerning amendments to the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations and the Comprehensive Plan;
  • To make recommendations on development cases based on the Leavenworth County Zoning and Subdivision Regulations; and
  • To serve as the Board of Zoning Appeals to hear requests for variances from the Leavenworth County Zoning and Subdivision Regulations.

2022 Planning Commission Meetings

Meeting Date Public Notices Agenda Minutes Video
January 5, 2022* Notice   Minutes  
January 12, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
February 9, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
March 9, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
April 13, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
May 11, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
June 8, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
July 13, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
August 10, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
September 14, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
October 12, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
November 9, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
December 14, 2022 Notice Agenda Minutes Video
Notes:
*Denotes a Work Session

Planning Commission Organization

How to Apply to serve on the Planning Commission: Complete a Planning Commission Application to be considered for the next vacancy. You can also complete a paper application at the County Clerk's Office at 300 Walnut, Leavenworth, KS.  Applications will be kept on file and reviewed when there is a vacancy on the Board.

Resolution 2021-25 amended the number of Planning Commissioners appointed to the Commission on July 8th, 2021. This resolution expanded the Planning Commission from a nine-member board to a ten-member board.

Current Members

The Planning Commission currently has 10 members representing the County's residents.

Planning Commissioners
  Name
District 1 Robert Owens
Jeff Spink
District 2 Mark Denney
Wolf Schmidt
District 3 Alan Stork
Steven Rosenthal, Chair
District 4 Tom Dials
Marcus Majure
District 5 Rocky Himple
Jaden Bailey