Commercial Construction

Adopted Code

  • 2015 Edition as amended
  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code
  • National Electrical Code 2014 Edition

Design Criteria

  • Floodplain Information, Base Flood Elevation
  • Roof Classification, Min. Class C Fire Rated
  • Seismic, Zone 2A
  • Snow, 20 PSF
  • Wind, 90 mph Exposure C at three second gust

Design Submittal

  • Architect / Engineer must certify that plans meet design criteria
  • Complete list of contractors and subcontractors. All contractors and subcontractors shall be license with the City of Bonner Springs
  • Professional stamp: each set signed and dated
  • Rapid Key Entry System (Knox Box) is required on all commercial and industrial occupancies
  • Special inspections may be required for concrete, masonry, soils, etc.
  • This department will provide a stamped approved set of plans to be kept on job site
  • Three site plans
  • Two sets of construction plans for review per building

Permit Processing Goals

The Codes department will try to meet the following timetable:
  • A permit cannot be issued until the governing body has approved all planning documents and public improvements for commercial or industrial projects
  • Review commercial or industrial set of plans within seven to 10 days