Zoning Code Enforcement

Residential Subdivision

What is Zoning Code Enforcement?

Zoning Enforcement is the City of Olathe’s effort to maintain compliance with the Unified Development Ordinance. Situations that are investigated include but are not limited to:

  1. Illegal businesses being conducted (auto repair at home, catering, etc.).
  2. Illegal sign placement.
  3. Commercial storage and/or screening issues.

What is the Zoning Code Enforcement process?

  1. Daily observations and complaints regarding possible violations are investigated within 24 hours. If a violation exists, the property/business owner is notified and given a reasonable time to comply.

  2. Failure to comply can result in the issuance of a Notice to Appear in Olathe Municipal Court.

  3. The court may assess a fine, jail, probation or dismiss the citation depending on evidence presented by the City and the person in violation.