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The record: Planning documents related to conditional use permits and planned developments in Wichita.
Why you'd want them: To learn more about planning in your area.
Where you get the records: Go to http://wichita.gov/CityOffices/Planning. Click on the "CUPs and PUDs" link. Then click on any file in which you are interested.
How much it will cost: The information is free.