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.

Continuing Education Class


Topic: Contractor Construction Site Safety
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 8 to 10 a.m.
Location: Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters, 2000 Denison Ave.
Contact: Code Services at 785-587-4506 to sign up for class
This class will cover various aspects of construction site safety and is applicable to general contractors as well as all trade contractors.

New Online Features


Report It!
Report a code violation using our online form.

Seasonal Reminder — Mow Your Grass


Tenants and property owners are responsible for mowing private property and maintaining grass less than 12 inches tall.