Community Development

Community Development
The Community Development Department handles long-range and current planning, zoning administration, historic preservation and grant administration.
  1. Current Projects
  2. Planning
  3. Zoning
Community House Conversion Study
The Community House Conversion Planning Study Report and addendum discusses the necessary improvements needed at the Community House to make it ADA compliant and functionally efficient, and conceptualizes possible office and conference spaces in the building.

Wildcat Creek Watershed Resiliency Project
The Kansas Department of Agriculture, in partnership with the City of Manhattan, Riley County and Flint Hills Regional Council, is applying for the National Disaster Resiliency Competition to assist the Wildcat Creek Watershed with flood solutions. Learn more about the project.

Comprehensive Plan
The Manhattan City Commission adopted the Manhattan Area 2035 comprehensive plan update in 2015. Learn more about the plan. As part of implementation of the plan, the Urban Core Residential District is being proposed.

Know Your Flood Risk
Flood insurance rate maps are changing, which means your flood risk could be changing. Learn more about the flood risk in Manhattan.