Public Hearings & Comment Periods

The Commission welcomes and encourages public input on utility rate and siting cases and proposed rules and regulations. There are two ways for citizens to participate in the formal regulatory process. The first is to attend a public hearing. The second is to submit a comment during the open comment period. Click on the links below to find out more about each of these options.

What is a Public Hearing?

How do I submit a Public Comment?

What are Administrative Regulations?

Scheduled Public Hearings and Open Comment Periods 


Public Hearing and Comment Period scheduled to receive input on solar rate design. 

A public hearing on electric rate design options for Kansans that use solar panels is scheduled for November 5 at 6 p.m. The Kansas Corporation Commission will conduct the hearing virtually via Zoom. Kansans who wish to speak during the public hearing need to register in advance at in order to receive login information for the Zoom meeting. The hearing will be livestreamed on the KCC’s YouTube channel and recorded for later viewing.

Those who do not wish to speak at the hearing, also have an opportunity to submit a comment using one of the following options: online from the KCC’s website( click on the "submit a public comment" link below), via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or written letter. Letters should be addressed to the KCC Office of Public Affairs, 1500 SW Arrowhead, Topeka, Kansas 66604. Public comments will be accepted through 5 p.m. CST on December 21, 2020. 

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Public Hearing on Proposed Transportation Administrative Regulations to be held December 3, 2020

The Kansas Corporation Commission will consider adoption of proposed Transportation rules and regulations (K.A.R. 82-4-3a Hours of Service) on a permanent basis. A public hearing on the proposed regulations will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2020. In response to concerns related to COVID-19, the public hearing will be held by video conference. Anyone desiring to participate in the public hearing video conference must pre-register at: The meeting will also be audio streamed live on the Kansas Corporation Commission website (

Links to the public notice, proposed regulations, economic impact statement and form to submit an online comment can be found below. Public Comments will be accepted through December 3, 2020.

Public Notice  | Proposed Regulations  |  Economic Impact Statement  |  Submit a Public Comment








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