Century Farms subdivision in south Overland Park could earn final approval

South Overland Park Century Farms

At this week's meeting, Johnson County's Board of County Commissioners will review and potentially approve a 43-home neighborhood proposal at 167th Street and Switzer Road. Above, a model home at the Century Farms site. Image via Century Farms website.

The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners is set this week to potentially sign off on a new 43-home residential subdivision in south Overland Park.

Where exactly: The housing development, dubbed Century Farms, would be built near the southwest corner of 167th Street and Quivira Road.

  • It includes 43 single-family homes on roughly 17 acres of land overall.
  • The site neighbors Coffee Creek and is within a mile of the Johnson County Executive Airport.
  • On Switzer Road and 167th Street, the neighborhood is also in close proximity to the site of ongoing infrastructure improvement projects that began earlier this summer.

What the project entails: Homes in the Century Farms neighborhood will utilize designs from five different builders.

  • Floor plans range from one- to two-stories, with 3 to 5 bedrooms and a total square footage in the range of 2,000 to 5,000 square feet.
  • The neighborhood also includes amenities, such as a pool, a pickleball court and a neighborhood garden where residents can rent planter boxes.
Century Farms rendering
Above, a rendering of a Century Farms two-story home. Image via Century Farms website.

Preceding steps: The final plat for the Century Farms project initially came before the Overland Park Planning Commission at its July 11 meeting.

  • The city’s planning commission at that time approved the item unanimously as part of its consent agenda.
  • The Overland Park City Council later approved the project at its Aug. 1 meeting.
  • Because of its proximity to the Johnson County Executive Airport, the Century Farms proposal has also been reviewed by Johnson County’s Airport Commission — which also approved the project.

What happens next with Century Farms plan

  • Following the Airport Commission’s recommendation, Johnson County’s Board of County Commissioners will take a final vote on the Century Farms subdivision at Thursday’s meeting.
  • The board will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday morning.