Commercial New Construction


New Commercial Permit (Tri-Plex and larger) Required Documents



Plan Check List (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:

  • 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, such as:

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

Four (4) sets of plans will need to be submitted. They can be submitted as 1 (one) original wet stamped/signed set and 3 (three) copies, or 1 (one) original wet stamped/signed set and 1 (one) thumb drive.  These will be reviewed by Building & Codes, Engineering, Fire Department, Planning & Zoning and Public Works.  You may pick up two (2) sets once plan review is complete. 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 $500.00.


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.