Below is a list of Comprehensive Plans developed for the many unique communities in Kansas City, Kansas. The plans are a collaboration of residents, businesses, and other stakeholders that seek to overall improve the quality of life in Wyandotte County.
City-Wide Master Plan
GODOTTE COUNTY-WIDE MOBILITY PLANS
The City-Wide Master Plan
Adopted in 2008, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas City-Wide Master Plan (Master Plan) is a guide that was designed to achieve the community’s vision of a forward looking, environmentally minded city with development that supports healthy neighborhoods and the City’s rich and diverse cultural history.
The Plan is intended to:
- Serve as a resource for developers, property owners, business owners and residents;
- Serve as a marketing tool for environmentally minded industries and businesses;
- Incorporate sustainable approaches to development and enhance natural areas;
- Revitalize neighborhoods;
- Identify a true “multi-modal” transportation network that balances the needs of motorists, transit, pedestrians and cyclists;
- Recognize, reinforce and enhance established neighborhood identify and sense of place;
- Prioritize public infrastructure investments; and
- Outlines an action plan for implementation.
*An updated of the City-Wide Master Plan is to launch in Fall of 2022 (Stay Tuned!)
The City-Wide Master Plan:(PDF, 4MB)
- Cover(PDF, 277KB)
- Acknowledgements(PDF, 277KB)
- Table of Contents(PDF, 277KB)
- Introduction(PDF, 208KB)
- Policy Plan(PDF, 612KB)
- Land Use Plan(PDF, 1MB)
- Urban Design(PDF, 364KB)
- Parks, Open Space & Trails(PDF, 260KB)
- Transportation(PDF, 266KB)
- Plan Influences(PDF, 601KB)
- Implementation(PDF, 668KB)
- Glossary of Terms
The Unified Government has developed the Area Plans listed below to define a shared vision related to existing assets, potential opportunities, and the leveraging of future opportunities in a strategic manner. Area Plans are more detailed than and utilize the City-Wide Master Plan as it's foundation.
- Armourdale Area Master Plan(PDF, 80MB) (Adopted October 29, 2021)
- Central Area Master Plan(PDF, 47MB) (Adopted October 28, 2020) (English)
- Central Area Master Plan(PDF, 101MB) (Adopted October 28, 2020) (Espanol)
- Downtown Master Plan(PDF, 12MB) (Adopted June 7, 2007)
- Merriam Connected Corridor Plan(PDF, 148MB) (Adopted August 25, 2022)
- Northeast Area Master Plan(PDF, 88MB) (Adopted November 29, 2018)
- Northeast KCK Heritage Trail Plan(PDF, 35MB) (Adopted August 25, 2022)
- Prairie-Delaware-Piper Plan 2004(PDF, 5MB) (Adopted February 26, 2004)
- Rosedale Master Plan(PDF, 45MB) (Adopted December 1, 2016)
The Unified Government has developed design standards for certain areas or certain development types based on existing assets or a vision set forth by an area plan or master plan.
These plans involved significant community involvement that seeks to improve the quality of life of neighborhoods and its residents in Wyandotte County. However, they have not been submitted to the Unified Government for official adoption. Select a link below for additional plans and information.
Quality of Life Plans
These plans were produced through grants and with the direction of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).
For more information about LISC, please visit their website at https://www.lisc.org/kansas-city/.
The Unified Government is always updating our vision for Wyandotte County. With the development of new plans, old plans can become obsolete. See the past plans for Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas below.
- 1989 Overall Land Use Plan(PDF, 178KB) (Adopted 1989)
- Armourdale Master Plan(PDF, 2MB) (Adopted 1979)
- Rosedale Master Plan(PDF, 4MB) (Adopted May 2005)
- MARC State Avenue Corridor Plan(PDF, 7MB) (Adopted July 2013)
- K-32 Tri-City Multi-modal Redevelopment Plan(PDF, 106MB)
- Southwest Boulevard/Merriam Lane Corridor Master Plan(PDF, 9MB) (Adopted September 29, 2011)
- 39th Street Corridor Plan(PDF, 3MB) (Adopted April 2003)
- 47th and Mission Road Area Concept Plan(PDF, 41MB) (Adopted February 2000)
- 91st Street Corridor Plan(PDF, 692KB) (Adopted November 23, 2004)
- Sidewalk and Trails Master Plan(PDF, 91MB) (Adopted in 2012) (To be replaced by the goDotte County-Wide Mobility Plan)