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New Commercial Permit (Tri-Plex & Larger) Required Documents

The Permit Application (PDF) - To include licensed Contractors and Professional Tradesmen. 
The Plan Check List (PDF) must be submitted at time of plan submittal.

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

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

A Storm Water Prevention Plan shall be on site until the entire site has 70% vegetation. A Stop Work may be placed upon the builder until such time that a site investigation reveals proper erosion and sediment control has been completed. No inspections will be done if erosion control is not in place and roadway is not cleared of mud and construction debris. 

Zoning Requirements:

  • Setback in accordance with City Ordinance Section 405
  • Storm Water runoff in accordance with Subdivision Regulations
  • Sit Plan, prepared and signed by a registered Kansas design professional, drawn to scale
  • No obstruction in easement i.e. fences, trees, shrubs, detached buildings

Additional Information May Be Required

Additional information may be required as necessary by the Codes Administrator for any permit application, such as:

  • Drainage plan
  • Existing contours
  • Proposed contours

Sets of Plans to Submit

Four sets of plans will need to be submitted. They will need to be signed and stamped by a professional. These will be reviewed by:

  • Building and Codes
  • Engineering
  • Fire Department
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Public Works

Plan Review Fee
All construction shall be assessed a Plan Review Fee payable at the time of submittal. The plan review fee is 30% of the building permit, subject to the minimum plan review fee of $500.

Penalty Fee

Building permits taken out after a project has been started are charged a penalty fee. Get more information on our Penalty Fee page.

Real Property Taxes & Special Assessments

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.

Please note: 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.