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Risk Reduction issues the following permits:
View additional information about these permits. If you have specific questions concerning these permits, please call 785-587-4506. Apply for a building permit online.
The Risk Reduction Division issues all building permits. Call 785-587-4506 for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply for a building permit online.
Yes. A building permit application, with names of all contractors working on the project, shall be submitted to Risk Reduction along with a scaled floor plan of the basement, showing room sizes and room uses. The floor plan should show the location of walls, stairs and egress windows.
Yes, a building permit is required for new construction or replacement of an existing deck more than 30" above ground level. A building permit application shall be submitted to Risk Reduction along with a site plan indicating property dimensions and a construction plan. The same requirements also apply to constructing new or replacing a cover over a deck, porch or patio.
A permit is NOT needed for above ground seasonal pools (taken down and stored during fall/winter); however, enclosing the pool still must meet code requirements as outlined in the pool brochure under Enclosure of Pools.
Permits are not required for fences 7 feet or shorter in height. Zoning regulations still must be met. For more information, contact the Zoning Department at 785-587-4506.
A building permit application and plans shall be submitted to Risk Reduction. The building permit application form must be completed to include all contractors performing work on the project. Submittal of plans can be electronic or hard copy. Plans must be stamped by an architect or engineer licensed to practice in Kansas as per state statute. Four sets are required if submittal is not electronic. The plans are reviewed by Risk Reduction, Fire Prevention and Zoning. One set will be reviewed by the Health Department if building a restaurant. One set of plans will be kept on site, and one set will be kept with the Risk Reduction Department. For additional information, please call Risk Reduction at 785-587-4506.