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Permits
Submittal Requirements
  • Verify that the proposed usage is allowed by the Zoning Ordinance.
  • If the property is not already platted or if there are lot splits it may be necessary
    have the property platted prior to a building permit being issued. Some exceptions apply. Please check with Inspection Services at (620) 793-4106.
  • A plot plan or lot plat shall indicate the following:
    • Boundaries of the property as shown on the approved plat
    • Set back requirements
    • Location of all existing and proposed building(s) or addition(s)
      including accessory structures
    • Dimensions and distances for all structures
  • For all new commercial construction, two full sets of plans, including a site plan must be submitted for prior review.
  • Minimum site plan requirements include, but is not limited to the following:
    • Boundaries of the platted lot
    • Distances and dimensions
    • Location map, north arrow, and scale
    • Location of existing and proposed ingress and egress
    • Location of existing and proposed water, gas, electric, and sewer service
      as well as, air conditioner condensers
    • Existing and proposed drainage features
    • Contour lines (minimum 5 feet intervals or less): existing and proposed
    • Easements per the plat
    • Landscaping
    • Signage
    • Footprints of existing and proposed buildings and other improvements
    • Elevations of all proposed buildings
    • Screening
    • Dumpster location
    • Parking and fire lanes
    • Sidewalks
    • Civil drawings/engineering plans – Stamped by State of Kansas Engineer
    • Building plans – Stamped by State of Kansas Architect
    • Flood Map designation to be obtained
  • Before a permit can be issued for the demolition or renovation of commercial or
    public buildings, a copy of the asbestos survey must be provided to the city staff.
  • Table “A” illustrates the necessary documents required for a permit application.
  • These are the current adopted codes for development.
    • 2006 International Building Code
    • 2006 International Residential Code
    • 2005 National Electric Code
    • 2006 Uniform Plumbing Code
    • 2006 Uniform Mechanical Code
    • 2006 International Fire Code

Permit Type

Plot Plan / Plat

Site Plans

Civil Plans

Building Plans

Residential Yes Yes
Commercial Yes Yes Yes Yes
Assessory Structures Yes Yes
Signs Yes Yes
Fences Yes
Driveways Yes

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