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You may perform construction activities with out having a trades certificate, provided that you are both the home owner and occupant of the home. However, you must still obtain a permit and have inspections completed during construction. Please call Code Enforcement for inspections at 785-238-3103, ext. 512.
If you believe there is a code violation on your rental property you may file a housing complaint in writing to our office and we will schedule an appointment to investigate your complaint.
Enclosing the ditch is not preferred by the City as it can impact the surrounding drainage. However if you are considering enclosing your ditch, contact the Department of Public Works to determine the feasibility and requirements for enclosing the ditch.
The City is only responsible for trees that are on City controlled property. Any other issues can be reported to the Codes department.
Contact Public Works at 248-624-0141. The Department of Public Works will provide temporary mailboxes so that you can still receive mail, permanent repairs to mailboxes and yards will be completed when weather allows.
The main roads are kept passable through a snow storm and cleared completely by the end of the storm. Residential areas are next followed by the industrial subdivisions. If Public Works is only using salt for a light dusting then the main roads are done along with hills and curves that could be considered hazardous in those conditions.
The City of Junction City has adopted the International Property Maintenance Code, 2006 Edition.
The following licenses are issued by Code Enforcement:
For a commercial structure four sets of plans must be submitted to Code Enforcement along with a Plan Check List. The plans will be reviewed by Code Enforcement, Fire Department, Planning and Zoning and Veolia Water Public Works. The plans must be stamped by an architect or engineer licensed to practice in Kansas as per state statute.
One set of plans will be kept by Code Enforcement, one set of plans will be kept by the Fire Department and one set of plans must be kept on site. A building permit application must be completed to include a list of all licensed contractors performing work on the project. (All contractors must be licensed in the City of Junction City.)
For one- or two-family residential structures a building permit application must be completed. This application must include all licensed contractors performing the work and signed by the applicant. A engineer stamped site plan may be required with the permit, depending on the work performed.
Most permits will need to be approved by Planning and Zoning and Code Enforcement. This process may take a couple of days.
The streets are swept three times a year usually in late April, June and September.
The City has a five year paving plan that is updated every year based upon road conditions and budgetary restrictions.
Immediately contact the Department of Public Works at 248-624-0141 Monday through Thursday, 7 am to 5 pm. After these times call the Police Department at 248-624-6114.
Immediately contact the Department of Public Works at 248-624-0141, Monday through Thursday, 7 am to 5 pm. After these times call the Police Department at 248-624-6114.
Code Enforcement issues all building permits and licenses. Call 785-238-3103, ext. 182 for more information, or email Sarah Brown.
Flags are set by various utility companies in order to identify underground utilities prior to construction activities in the area. Contact the Miss Dig Communications Department at 811 for further information. You may also contact the Department of Public Works at 248-624-0141 to see if it is a City related project.