Click to Home

Go To Search
Building Inspections
The Building Inspection department’s mission is to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of Great Bend by providing standards and enforcement of codes and regulations in areas relating to new construction, remodeling and renovation, fire, electrical, mechanical and plumbing.

Building Inspections is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the adopted building, electrical, fire, mechanical, plumbing, property maintenance and other related codes necessary to maintain safe environments for the citizens of Great Bend.  Building Inspections issues permits for building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical, demolition, mobile homes and signs and is responsible for performing inspections to ensure code compliance.  In addition, Building Inspections reviews plans for proposed buildings, additions and building alterations to verify zoning and code compliance.  Another critical area of the building code enforced by Building Inspections is property maintenance.  Property maintenance is an ongoing effort towards the improvement, maintenance or removal of structures and premises in order to ensure public health, safety and welfare.

This department also issues and regulates the licensing and registration of contractors and trades people in the various fields.  All building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, demolition, moving and sign contractors are required to be licensed prior to working in the City.  Licensure includes maintaining active certificates of insurance and surety bonds.  In addition to licensure, all trades people, including masters, journeymen and apprentices are required to provide Continuing Education certificates are required by State law and local ordinances.  All licenses are renewed on an annual basis.

The Building Inspector oversees the Building Inspections department and monitors and inspects work done and permits issued within the City.  The Building Inspector is an ex-officio member of the Building Board of Examiners and Appeals, the Board of Construction, Trades, Examiners and Appeals (BOCTEA) and the Zoning Board.  The Building Inspector also works closely with other State and local officials including the Planning Commission, City Council, City Administration and restaurant inspector.


Contact us:
Building Inspections   
1205 Williams
Great Bend, Kansas 67530
Phone: (620) 793-4106
Fax: (620) 793-4146

8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Monday through Friday

1209 Williams | Great Bend, Kansas 67530 | PH: (620) 793-4111 | FAX: (620) 793-4108
Print Friendly | Email Page | RSS | Translation | Accessibility | Copyright Notices | Powered by CivicPlus
A great place to raise a family!