Community Development

We help foster the growth and enrichment of Manhattan through long-range planning, administering to development processes, and managing certain grant funds.

Click a button below to see more information about our processes and resources.

Grant Programs
Looking to start a project or know more about development processes and regulations?
See plans and studies conducted by the City of Manhattan.
Community Development Block Grant and housing rehabilitation program information.
  1. Beyond Tomorrow Downtown Plan
  2. Manhattan Development Code
  3. Workforce Housing  Steering Committee
  4. CDBG Grants

The Beyond Tomorrow Downtown Plan is a comprehensive development plan for the downtown Manhattan area.

It will replace the Downtown Tomorrow Plan, which was adopted in 2000 and has been successfully completed for several years.

The plan is expected to be adopted by the end of 2023.

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1101 Poyntz Ave. Manhattan, KS 66502

Ph: 785-587-2412 Fx: 785-587-2439

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