Building Construction Brochures

Are You Building?
An outline of the permit and inspection process when building a home.

Cold Weather Concrete Pours
Guidelines for pouring concrete under 30 degrees F.

Decks
Requirements for decks, as specified by the International Residential Code.

Demolition of Structures
Requirements for demolishing structures in Manhattan city limits.

Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings
Requirements for windows in new construction.

Fences
Provides information on what is and isn't allowed when installing a fence.

Fire Protection for Residential Floors
New code requirements for fire protection of residential floors.
Miscellaneous Permits
Lists the additional permits available from Code Services other than building permits.

Mobile Home Inspection Requirements
After obtaining a mobile home permit, follow these requirements when setting it.

Pools
Provides permit, electrical and enclosure requirements for all types of pools.
 
Residential Inspection Card
For inspection of construction work at a residence.

Roofing Requirements
Summary of common code requirements for roofs in the City of Manhattan.

Sidewalk Construction Guide
For sidewalk repair and replacement.

Work Exempt from Building Permit
These projects do not require a building permit.