**If you need to meet with a member of staff in person, please call (785) 309-5715 to make an appointment and allow us to secure a location that ensures the health, safety, and social distancing precautions required.

Let us save you a trip, no need to come into the office.  You can access 24/7 our permitting web portal, click the Salina One Stop link from the City’s home page.  The permitting portal lets you apply for permits, upload documents, make payments, request inspections, and check your status. If you are choosing not to come into the office, you can reach us at (785)309-5715 or by emailing us at buildingservices@salina.org.

Please note that some of our Boards and Commissions meeting schedules have been revised as per Resolution 20-7834 adopted by the City Commission on May 18, 2020. To see the revised schedules and deadlines, please click the board names below:


Regular Meeting Schedule

Revised Meeting Schedule

(06/01/2020 – 12/31/2020)

Planning Commission

1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month

1st Tuesday of every month

Business Improvement District Design Review Board

2nd and 4th Thursday of every month

2nd Thursday of every month.

Human Relations Commission 

2nd Tuesday of every month

2nd Tuesday of every even numbered month (June, August, October, December).

Building Advisory Board

2nd Tuesday of every month

2nd Tuesday of every even numbered month (June, August, October, December).

Board of Zoning Appeals

3rd Thursday of every month

No change

Accessibility Advisory Board

3rd Thursday, meets quarterly (January, April, July, October)

No change

Heritage Commission

Last Wednesday of the month, meets quarterly (January, April, July, October)

No Change


We appreciate your patience and understanding during these unique and challenging times.

  • Community and Development Services Department Team


Community and Development Services              

To encourage and promote safe, quality development and construction in the City of Salina.

The Community and Development Services Department consists of four divisions:

Planning and Zoning – Platting, Zoning Regulations, Land-use, Floodplain, Comprehensive Plan

Building Services – Enforcement of the adopted building codes and issuance of building permits

Neighborhood Services – Enforcement of the Property Maintenance Code (care of buildings and yards)

Community Relations – Complaints alleging discrimination in employment, public accommodations and housing and landlord/tenant rights.

The Building Services and Planning divisions are also regularly involved in the Development Review Team process.

Contact Information

City-County Building
300 W. Ash St.
Room 205
Salina, KS 67401

(785) 309-5715 (785) 309-5715

Lauren Driscoll

Office Hours

8 a.m.-5 p.m.