Residential New Construction


Residential New Construction Permit Required Documents


Permit Application, to include licensed Contractors & Craftsmen.


Site plan/survey prepared and signed by a registered Kansas design professional.  This drawing will need to include the following:

  • Location and actual dimensions of the lot to be occupied.
  • Location and dimension of any existing easements.
  • The dimensions and location on the lot of the building or improvement to be erected altered or enlarged.
  • Rear lot elevations (not required for fencing plans).
  • Front elevations at property line extended to curb line.
  • Landscaping and/or screening, if required.
  • Proposed drainage patterns.
  • All finished floor elevations.
  • Proposed fence locations.
  • Proposed erosion control features.
  • Location of proposed water and sanitary sewer.
  • Proposed sidewalk location.

Additional information may be required as necessary by the Codes Administrator for any permit application.

  • Existing contours.
  • Proposed contours.
  • Drainage plan.


Building permits taken out after a project has been started are charged a penalty fee that is double the permit fee, up to a maximum of $500.00.


Real property taxes and installments of special assessments against all properties within the corporate limits of the City which are owned by the applicant*, and which are due and owing on the date the permit is issued, will be paid in full.


*Applicant includes any person or legal entity that has an ownership interest in the parcel and any person or legal entity that will perform the work for which a building permit is issued.