Board of County Commissioners

Phone: 913-715-0430

111 S Cherry, Suite 3300, Olathe, KS 66061


Board of Zoning Appeals



Assists in reviewing cases of individuals requesting variances from zoning regulations. After hearing each case, the zoning appeals board submits recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners, who are responsible for making the final judgement on each request.


K.S.A. 19-2962, Johnson County Zoning and Subdivision Regulations, Article 3, Section 5

Number of Positions


Meeting Information

3rd Wednesday monthly; 5:30 PM
Johnson County Administration Building, 111 S. Cherry Street, Olathe KS 66061 (3rd Floor, Hearing Room)


If a member name cell is blank, it can mean one of two things:
  • The current position and term are vacant; or,
  • The person who served in the capacity during the term date is still serving until reappointed.

Contact Information

For more information regarding this Board or questions about the roster, contact the Appointment Clerk.


Member NameTerm DateDistrictTerm LengthQualifications
  Third District3 yearsMust reside in Aubry Township
Schmidt, Connie*07/01/2021 - 05/05/2024Sixth District3 yearsMust reside in Gardner Township
Hemphill, Richard*05/06/2019 - 05/05/2022Sixth District3 yearsMust reside in Lexington Township
Belt, Andrew*05/06/2020 - 05/05/2023Sixth District3 yearsMust reside in Lexington Township
Lang, AJ*05/06/2021 - 05/05/2024Sixth District3 yearsMust reside in Olathe Township
Rutherford, Brian*07/01/2021 - 05/05/2023Third District3 yearsMust reside in Oxford Township
Grise, Lindsay*07/29/2021 - 05/05/2022Non-BOCC3 yearsPlanning Commission Representative
(* Member term has expired but is still serving)