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No jury trials for the week of March 1st to March 5th new

There are no jury trials scheduled for the week of March 1st ...

Due to the Governor’s Emergency Declaration and the Health Officer’s orders, for safety, public meetings and public comment during those meetings will require modification. Douglas County is committed to transparent public meetings and will continue this commitment during the COVID-19 crisis. Douglas County is also committed to public safety and compliance with the current order of the Governor of the State of Kansas. These modifications will be in place between the date of this release and upon further notice.

The Board of Zoning Appeals is a five-member, quasi-judicial board, which, through state statute, is granted the authority to consider and approve, or deny, applications requesting relief from the requirements of the Zoning Regulations involving private property within the Unincorporated Douglas County. The board's decisions are made following quasi-judicial procedure, to develop findings of fact, based on evidence presented to it during a public hearing.
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Due to the Governor’s Emergency Declaration and the Health Officer’s orders, for safety, public meetings and public comment during those meetings will require modification. Douglas County is committed to transparent public meetings and will continue this commitment during the COVID-19 crisis. Douglas County is also committed to public safety and compliance with the current order of the Governor of the State of Kansas. These modifications will be in place between the date of this release and upon further notice.

Douglas County Government’s general and satellite offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Dispatch Center and Criminal Justice Services will be operating. If you have an emergency, please call 911. If you have a non-emergency, call 785-843–0250.

To learn more about how Douglas County is working to honor the work and legacy of Dr. King, visit: http://dgcoks.org/raceandequity

 

 Due to the Governor’s Emergency Declaration and the Health Officer’s orders, for safety, public meetings and public comment during those meetings will require modification. Douglas County is committed to transparent public meetings and will continue this commitment during the COVID-19 crisis. Douglas County is also committed to public safety and compliance with the current order of the Governor of the State of Kansas. These modifications will be in place between the date of this release and upon further notice.

The Board of Zoning Appeals is comprised of five-members who serve 3-year terms.

County Commission Goal-Setting Retreat. Two or more Commissioners may be in attendance. No county business will be approved.

Development within Douglas County greatly increases the risk and severity of local flood events. The removal of prime farmland and replacement with impermeable surfaces has a compounding effect on biodiversity, agricultural productivity, and flooding in Douglas County. To incentivize owners to retain their open space, Douglas County has adopted a voluntary protection agreement as well as regulations that protect up to 40% of environmentally sensitive lands.
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