Skip to main content

Chapter 18.30 Development Standards

This chapter is included in your selections.


This section is included in your selections.

This chapter provides regulations for infrastructure, site design and layout to:

protect the public health, safety and welfare of the City and its residents;

guide public and private policy and action in providing adequate and efficient transportation, water, sewerage, drainage, schools, parks, recreation facilities and other public facilities and requirements;

provide the most beneficial relationship between the uses of land and buildings;

provide efficient, multi-modal circulation throughout the City, particularly in order to avoid congestion in the streets and highways, and to provide for the proper location and width of streets and building lines in accordance with the Major Street Map;

establish reasonable standards of design and procedures for site plans, subdivisions and resubdivisions, in order to encourage the orderly layout and use of land;

ensure that public facilities are available and will have a sufficient capacity to serve the proposed subdivision;

prevent pollution of the air and waterways;

encourage the wise use and management of natural resources throughout the City;

preserve the natural beauty and topography of Olathe and to ensure appropriate development preserving natural features; and

secure dedication of public improvements that conform to City standards, specifications and the Capital Improvement Program. (Ord. 19-74 § 2, 2019)