Maps & Master Plans

Below is a list of Comprehensive Master Plans developed for different segments of the community. The plans are a collaboration of residents and business that are concerned about improving the quality of life in Wyandotte County.  Information about the Northeast Area Master Plan can be found here

City-Wide Master Plan

The 2008 Unified Government of Wyandotte County / Kansas City, KS City-Wide Master Plan (Master Plan) is a planning guide 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.

The City-Wide Master Plan:(PDF, 4MB)

Individual Chapters:

 Other City-Wide Plans

Area Plans

The Area Plan is intended to serve as the vision and development framework that can guide future redevelopment actions in downtown Kansas City, KS and surrounding neighborhoods.

The downtown has been divided into districts. In each district catalyst blocks have been identified and are viewed as critical to building momentum or achieving long term success within Downtown.

The Area Plans listed below are the result of determining a vision related to existing assets, potential opportunity and the leveraging of future opportunities in a strategic manner.

Community Plans

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). 

Douglass Sumner(PDF, 14MB)

Outdated Plans

1989 Overall Land Use Plan(PDF, 178KB) - This is a very dated map, but it is useful for looking at land use in city as a whole
1989 Master Plan Map