City of Marquette, Kansas
Free Building Lot Application

The City of Marquette Kansas is offering free building lots for the purpose of providing an opportunity for the development of residential construction.  It is the intent of the
City of Marquette to offer incentives for relocation of families which will become permanent members of the community and contributors to its physical, social and
economic structure.

Please complete the following information and mail to:  Free Lot Application, City of Marquette, P.O. Box 401, Marquette, KS 67464 or

I am interested, and would like a free lot to build a site-built house or erect a manufactured home on.

Name: _____________________________________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________________

City: __________________________  State _____________________  Zip: ______________________

Phone (home): ___________________________ (work) _____________________________________

E-mail: _____________________________________________________________________________

My family size is (circle one)   1   2   3   4   5   6  7

Number of children under age 16 than live in my home:  0   1   2   3   4   5

If relocating to Marquette, would you be in need of employment?   Yes ________  No _________

Do you have a business that you could bring with you when you relocate to Marquette?
Yes ________  No __________  (explain if you wish) _________________________________________

Would the free land be your only source of down payment for your new home?   
Yes ________  No __________

Do you currently own a home?  Yes _________  No __________

When would you plan on relocating to Marquette?  
______  Within 3 to 6 months
______  6 months to 1 year
______  Other (please explain)

_______________________________________________________        __________________________
Signature of Applicant                                                           Date

Developer’s Agreement
Westridge Addition
Marquette, Kansas 67464

The City of Marquette, Kansas does hereby assign Lot Number _________ in block __________ of the Westridge Addition of its community
To:  __________________________________________________________________________
        Free Lot Applicant

Of: ___________________________________________________________________________
     Current Residence

By accepting this assignment of the Free Lot, the developer does hereby agree to follow these guidelines:

1.         To erect a new home within one year of this agreement.
    a.       Within 120 days of the agreement the developer should have a signed contract with the builder or Manufactured home company, and have financing
    arranged.  If applicant is building their own home, the developer should have plans drawn and financing arranged.  
    b.       Within 180 days construction should be started so completion can be finalized within a one-year time frame.

2.        The developer agrees to reside in the home as their primary residence for a period of at least one year after completion.

3.        The developer agrees to abide by the covenants filed for the Westridge Addition.

4.        Upon presentation of a signed contract and written notice by the developer to the City of Marquette, Kansas, that they are ready to begin construction, a title will be
    conveyed by the City of Marquette to the developer.  All closing costs will be borne by the developer.

5.        All special assessments on the lots will be financed by the City of Marquette, Kansas and placed on the property tax statement for the lots for a period of 20 years.  
    The assessments will be billed the same as ordinary property taxes.  

Dated this day of ______________, ____________

City of Marquette, Kansas

Developer (applicant) signature ________________________________________________________

Please sign and return this agreement to the
City of Marquette
P.O. Box 401
Marquette, Kansas 67464
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