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. Ally Turvey Prof. Pic

    Allyson Turvey

    Tourism/Community Development Manager
    Phone: 620-223-0550

  2. 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