Planning Commission

Nine member body, seven members from Lenexa and two members may be from outside Lenexa, but within three miles of Lenexa city limits. When a vacancy occurs, the appointment to fill the vacancy is made by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council.

To apply for a vacant position, please submit a letter of intent and completed volunteer form via email to  or by fax to 913.477.7569.

The Planning Commission reviews site plans, plats, rezoning, and special use permit applications for all new development and redevelopment in Lenexa. The Commission makes recommendations to the Governing Body about rezoning and special use permits and has input on long-range planning, transportation planning, and the city's Capital Improvement Program. 

For more information, contact the Department of Community Development at 913.477.7500.