Land Use and Planning

Jim Kaup has extensive experience with the entire land use
approval process, including planning, zoning and subdivision
regulations.  Jim has drafted numerous land use regulations for
city and county governments.  They can help you with a
comprehensive rewrite of your existing regulations or help you
draft new regulations.

The firm also has substantial experience with annexations.  Jim
developed a comprehensive treatise on Kansas annexation law
that formed the basis for the League of Kansas Municipalities'
manual on the subject.

Contact us for:

Comprehensive (master plan) writing
Zoning and subdivision regulations
Annexation policies, service plans
Specialty zoning for economic development
and hazard mitigation

214 SW 6th Avenue,
Suite 306
Topeka, KS 66603

Jim Kaup is committed to serving clients who deal with
Kansas municipal governments, as well local
governments themselves, by providing the highest level
of legal services at rates that are affordable to Kansas

Through its affiliation with other professionals, the law
firm can offer municipal governments and private sector
clients a full array of services that they need so that they
can deal with the issues that they confront on a daily

Jim emphasizes the following areas of practice:

Jim Kaup has significant experience working
with economic development issues, including
economic development agreements, enterprise
zones and TIFs.

Jim Kaup has spent years working in the field of
developmental disabilities and has worked with
groups across the state on a host of legal

Jim has provided substantial legal advice to
clients and professional groups regarding
housing discrimination and multi-housing
Inter-Disciplinary Work

Very often, the issues
that local governments deal
with involve more than one
professional group. Jim has affiliated with a
number of other professionals who are
committed to helping local governments.  
These areas of inter-disciplinary work include:

Public works and facilities
Finance and administration
Facilitation and mediation
Annexation service plans
The Law Firm's
Land Use Law Services
The Kaup Law Office, through affiliations
with other attorneys, represents clients in all
state and federal courts, as well as before
all state and federal administrative agencies.  
The Law Firm has substantial experience in
land use, civil rights, constitutional law,
contract and tort law claims, including both
trial and appellate work.  The firm can handle
litigation on its own, or it can assist your
in-house attorney with any litigation.  
214 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 302
Topeka, KS 66603