Planning Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 6:30 P.M.
  • Second Thursday of every month
  • Bel Aire City Hall (Council Chambers)
    7651 E Central Park Ave
    Bel Aire, KS 67226

Members of the Planning Commission

  • Heath Travnichek
  • John Charleston
  • Phillip Jordan
  • James Schmidt
  • David Floyd
  • Dee Roths
  • Paul Matzek

Interested in Joining?

The Planning Commission currently has two vacancies. The vacant positions are open to individuals residing in the unincorporated area outside of the City (within three miles of city limits). If you are interested in joining, please complete the volunteer application


The primary role of the Planning Commission is to hear applications and petitions related to City planning and zoning. Working closely with the Planning and Community Development Department, the Planning Commission reviews building permits, zoning variances, and other related land use or building issues.

Requests & Agenda Items

All requests to be heard by the Planning Commission must be placed on the agenda. New agenda items must go through a pre-application process before the application can be processed.

View the Planning Commission meeting schedule.

Site Plan Review

All site plans must be reviewed by the City Engineer. A copy of the required plans must be delivered directly to:

Bel Aire City Hall
Attention: Anne Stephens, City Engineer
7651 East Central Park Ave
Bel Aire, KS 67226

For more information, please call the City Hall at 316-744-2451, ext. 133. Costs associated with engineering will be passed on to the applicant. 

Helpful Contacts for City Planning

Department Contact Phone Email
Planning & Community Development Jay Cook 316-744-2451, ext. 222 Email Jay Cook
City Engineer
Anne Stephens
316-744-2451, ext. 133
Email Anne Stephens
City Manager
Ty Lasher
316-744-2451, ext. 217
Email Ty Lasher