Building Codes

The Basehor Building Safety Department staff assures the public's health, safety, and welfare in the city's built environment, while facilitating construction and development as well as ensuring new construction complies with all adopted construction codes. This division of the Planning and Zoning Department issues building permits and conducts building inspections. The codes division is also responsible for the enforcement of all Municipal Codes relating to property maintenance.

Contractor Licensing Requirements

Building Department & Municipal Code FAQs

Building permits are issued by the Building Safety Department. Plans prepared by a design professional are required for all buildings including single and multi-family residential structures. Permit guidelines are available for erosion control, residential, commercial and many other various construction projects.

Building Codes & Building Permit Guidelines & Standards

Our current adopted building codes are the 2003 International Building Codes along with the 2002 National Electrical Code.

Residential or Commercial Building Projects

Public & Private Utility Construction

Requesting Building Inspections

All inspections including sewer must be requested no less than 4 hours in advance. The inspector will try to arrive as quickly as possible. For all building inspections email the City Building Inspector at 913-724-1370, ext. 24. Please provide the address, type of inspection required, requested time of inspection as well as a return phone number.

All sewer connection inspections need to be scheduled through the Public Works Department 913-724-2000, they also require a 4 hour minimum time window.