City Ordinances & Programs

All businesses in the City of Tonganoxie are required to apply for and obtain a free business license.Depending on your project, you may need the following resources/applications as well. Not sure what you need? Contact the Chamber, and we will be happy to help you navigate the process of opening/relocating your business in Tonganoxie.  More information available at 

Temporary Use Permit

Building Permit

Sign Permit Regulations

Sign Permit Application

Special Use Permit

Variance Request

Zone Change Request

Planning Commission
Meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 7:00pm at City Hall

Municipal City Code

Downtown Revolving Loan Program
The City of Tonganoxie in connection with the Kansas Department of Commerce has funds available to
loan to the downtown merchants for no or low interest.

Façade Improvement Grant
The Façade Grant Program provides financial assistance for improvement projects on building
façades for retail and commercial businesses in the City of Tonganoxie. $1,000 in matching grant
funds are available with a maximum match of $500. The intent of this program is to encourage the
rehabilitation of buildings and improve signage for existing businesses.