Kansas Building Codes

Building Codes References

The building codes listed below apply only to state-owned buildings unless otherwise indicated. Only the Kansas Fire Prevention Code is mandatory statewide. Local jurisdictions may amend the fire code to make it more stringent.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 (w/deletion of Ch. 11 - Accessibility)No amendments
Structural CodeIBC 2006No amendments
Plumbing CodeIPC 2006No amendments
Mechanical CodeIMC 2006No amendments
Electrical CodeNEC 2005No amendments
Fire/Life Safety CodeKansas Fire Prevention Code (IFC 2006, NFPA)Karl McNorten, Fire Prevention Division Chief,
(785) 296-3401
Statewide mandatory miniumum
Accessibility CodeADAAGNo amendments
Energy CodeIECC 2006No amendments
Mandatory for all commercial buildings
Boiler CodeKansas State Boiler Code; ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel CodeNo amendments
Hazardous MaterialsHazardous Waste Management Standards And Regulations.Online (Adobe Acrobat pdf file)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralDivision of Facilities Management
Building Services
Phone: (785) 296-8899
Fax: (785) 296-8898
PlumbingDivision of Facilities Management
Building Services
Phone: (785) 296-8899
Fax: (785) 296-8898
MechanicalDivision of Facilities Management
Building Services
Phone: (785) 296-8899
Fax: (785) 296-8898
ElectricalDivision of Facilities Management
Building Services
Phone: (785) 296-8899
Fax: (785) 296-8898
AccessibilityDivision of Architectural Services
Phone: (785) 296-8899
Fax: (785) 296-8898
Building InspectorDivision of Facilities Management
Building Services
Phone: (785) 296-8899
Fax: (785) 296-8898
Plan ReviewDivision of Facilities Management
Building Services
Phone: (785) 296-8899
Fax: (785) 296-8898
Historic PreservationTerry Marmet (ext. 210)
Kansas Museum of History
Phone: (785) 272-8681
EnergyKansas Corporation Commission, Energy Division
Phone: (785) 271-3100
Fax: (785) 271-3354
Planning/Land UseDivision of Facilities Management
Phone: (785) 296-3144
EnvironmentalRon Hammerschmidt, PhD
Director of Environment
Phone: (785) 296-1535
Health DepartmentHoward Rodenberg, MD, MPH
Director of Health
Phone: (785) 296-1086
Fire MarshalJack Alexander
State Fire Marshal
Phone: (785) 296-3401
TransportationJerry Younger
State Transportation Engineer
Phone: (785) 296-3285
Boiler InspectorSue Hughes
Boiler Safety Unit
Phone: (785) 296-4379
Elevator InspectorDivision of Facilities Management
Phone: (785) 296-3144
Fax: (785) 296-8898
Building codes are also available for these other Kansas municipalities: