Community Development

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

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Building and Development

Plans and Studies

Grant Programs

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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.

Spotlight Projects and Information

  1. East Manhattan Gateway Plan
  2. Beyond Tomorrow Downtown Plan
  3. Manhattan Development Code
  4. Community Development Block Grants

The East Manhattan Gateway Plan is a corridor and area plan along the US Highway-24 corridor from the Manhattan Town Center Mall entrance to Hopkins Creek Road. The project will address many planning-related topics including future development, transportation, public infrastructure, floodplain, parks and open spaces, market analysis, and emergency services.

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Contact Us

1101 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502

Phone: 785-587-2412 | Fax: 785-587-2439

Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday
8 a.m. to Noon Friday

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