Residential Construction


Should you have any question pertaining to building or building permits please call (913) 667- 1710.

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

Note: All electrical shall be served by underground power.
  • All contractors and subcontractors shall be licensed with the City of Bonner Springs prior to working on site
  • Complete list of contractors and subcontractors
  • Deck requirements, construction plans, include species and grade of material
  • Minimum landscape requirement - two trees in front yard with two inch caliper, seed or sod entire yard
  • Stamped approved set of plans to be kept on job site will be provided by this department
  • Three completed plot plans by registered professional
  • Two complete sets of construction plans including basement and elevations

Permit Processing

The Codes Department will try to meet the following timetable:
  • Miscellaneous permits within one working day (24 hours) if the submittal is complete
  • Review residential plans within three to five working days