Code Services

The Code Services Department administers city ordinances relating to health, safety and protection of residents and their property. Code officers also review plans and issue building permits for new construction, additions and alterations. Building moving permits, curb cut permits, mobile home permits, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits, as well as all contractor and trade licenses are also issued by the Code Services Department.
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Upcoming Meetings or Classes:


National Electrical Code Review
8-10 a.m. Thursday, August 4, 2016
Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters
2000 Denison Ave.
Please call 785-587-4506 to sign up.
(2 hours Continuing Education awarded)
Seasonal Reminder — Mow Your Grass
Tenants and property owners are responsible for maintaining their grass and the adjacent rights of way and easements at a height less than 12 inches.

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Report a code violation using our online form.

Contact Us

  1. Brad Claussen, Building Official
    785-587-4506
    Email Brad Claussen

    Sheri West, Administrative Assistant, Permit Technician
    785-587-4506
    Email Sheri West

    2000 Denison Ave.
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Monday through Friday

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    Certified for Safety

    The City of Manhattan’s Code Services division has recently been recognized by the International Code Council as having 100% certified technical staff.