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:

Topic: Combustion, Makeup, Supply and Return Air Code Requirements
Date/Time: 8-10 a.m. Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Location: Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters, 2000 Denison Ave.
You must call in at 785-587-4506 to sign up in order to receive credit for the class.
(2 hours continuing education will be awarded)

Seasonal Reminder — Shovel Your Sidewalks

Tenants and property owners are responsible for clearing sidewalks on private property within 36 hours of the end of a winter storm.

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Report a code violation using our online form.

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  1. Brad Claussen, Building Official
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    Sheri West, Administrative Assistant, Permit Technician
    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.