CHAPTER XVI. ZONING AND PLANNINGCHAPTER XVI. ZONING AND PLANNING\ARTICLE 2. ZONING REGULATIONS

Zoning regulations are hereby approved and adopted by the Governing Body of the City of Kechi, Kansas, as prepared and published in book form as model regulations by the Kechi City Planning Commission with the technical assistance of Foster & Associates, Planning Consultants of Wichita, Kansas, and the City Zoning Administrator under the date of January 18, 2007 and entitled “Zoning Regulations of the City of Kechi, Kansas” and the same are hereby incorporated by reference as fully as if set out herein. The Zoning Regulations may be amended in compliance with said regulations and with K.S.A. 12-757. All such prior and subsequent amendments are incorporated herein by reference. Not less than three copies of the zoning regulations, in book form, marked “Official Copy as Incorporated by the Code of the City of Kechi” and to which there shall be a published copy of this section attached, shall be filed with the city clerk to be open for inspection and available to the public at all reasonable business hours.

(Ord. 201, 377, 379, 1582-07, 1641-11, 1657A-13)

There are further herein incorporated by reference, and adopted, Official Zoning Maps delineating the boundaries of zoning districts and the classification of such districts, including floodplain zone maps, which maps shall be marked “Official copy of zoning district map incorporated into zoning regulations by adoption of Ordinance 1582-07 by the Governing Body of the City of Kechi on the 25th day of January, 2007” and filed with the Zoning Administrator to be open for inspection and available to the public at all reasonable business hours.

(Ord. 201, 377, 379, 1582-07)

Pursuant to K.S.A. 12-710 as amended, any violations of the provisions of the zoning regulations herein adopted shall be deemed to be a code violation and any owner or agent of a building or premises in or upon which a violation has been committed, or shall exist, or the lessee or tenant of an entire building or entire premises in or upon which a violation has been committed or shall exist, or the agent, architect, building contractor, or any other person who commits, takes part, or assists in any violation, or who maintains any building or premises in or upon which a violation has been committed or shall exist, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $200 for each offense. Each and every day that such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense. In case any structure is erected, constructed, altered, repaired, converted or maintained, or any structure or land is used in violation of the regulations, the appropriate authorities of the city, in addition to other remedies, may institute injunction, mandamus, or other appropriate action or proceedings to prevent such unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, conversion, maintenance, or use, or to correct or abate such violation, or to prevent the occupancy of such building, structure, or land.

(Ord. 201, Sec. 5)