Community Development

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Housing & Neighborhood Development

The Moderate Income Housing program serves the needs of moderate-income households that don’t qualify for federal housing assistance. MIH grants and/or loans are awarded to cities and counties to develop multi-family rental units and single-family for-purchase homes in communities with populations fewer than 60,000 people. Learn more about the MIH program.

Historic District Modifications - Certificate of Appropriateness

Building owners within the City of Fort Scott “H” Historic District must apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness when making any modifications within the District. Modifications may include alterations to existing structures, the addition of signage, the demolition of a structure, or new construction. Applications will go before the Design Review Board for a recommendation before final approval is made by the City Commission. Learn More


  1. Community Development

    Physical Address
    123 S. Main St.
    Fort Scott, KS 66701

    Mailing Address
    PO Box 151
    Fort Scott, KS 66701

    Phone: 620-223-0550
    Fax: 620-223-8100