To coordinate the design, adoption and implementation of comprehensive planning which shall strive to ensure that all resources of the county are preserved, developed and managed consistently with adopted policies that promote the highest quality of life for present and future citizens.
The Planning & Development Department is in the process of updating the zoning and subdivision regulations to better implement VISION 2025 which is the title of Riley County’s Comprehensive Plan adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on October 22, 2009 and to accomplish the following:
Make the regulations more user‐friendly
Raise local standards for use and development quality
Incorporate regulatory techniques to protect the environment and natural resources; and
Consolidate the existing zoning and subdivision regulations into a single set of land development regulations for ease of use and administration.