Contractor Licensing Requirements
Building Department and Municipal Code FAQ's
Building permits are issued by the Building Safety Department. Plans prepared by a design professional are required for all buildings including single and multi-family residential structures. Permit guidelines are available for erosion control, residential, commercial and many other various construction projects.
What construction projects require a permit?
Safety Tips from your Building Official
What might constitute a Municipal Code violation?
Building Codes and Building Permit Guidelines and Standards
Our current adopted building codes are the 2003 International Building Codes along with the 2002 National Electrical Code to see our local amendments to these codes click here
Single Family Residential Erosion/Sediment Control Standards Guidelines
Erosion Control Inspection Checklist
Notice of Intent - Land Disturbance
APA Guidelines for Foundations
APA Guidelines for Roofs
APA Guidelines for Walls
Minimum egress window dimensions for emergency escape and rescue
90 MPH Garage Door Installation Guidelines
Residential Decks: Permit and Construction under the 2003 IRC
Stair Construction under the 2003 IRC
Click on the Links below for Residential or Commercial Building Projects
Public & Private Utility Construction
Right of Way Permit Application
Requesting Building Inspections
All sewer connection inspections need to be scheduled through the Public Works Department 913-724-2000, they also require a 4 hour minimum time window.