City of Shawnee

Building Permits and Inspections

As of July 1, 2019 the City of Shawnee will be enforcing the following building codes: 

2018 International Building Code 
2018 International Fire Code
2018 International Residential Code 
2018 International Plumbing Code
2018 International Mechanical Code
2018 International Fuel Gas Code
2018 International Energy Conservation Code
2017 National Electrical Code

The Building Codes Division is responsible for ensuring that new construction on private property complies with all municipal construction codes. This Division issues building permits, reviews plans, and conducts building inspections.

2018 International Construction Codes (Building)
Contractor's Licensing Program
Code Compliance Certification Statement (pdf)
Verification of Subcontractor's Work (pdf)

Building Permits

Building permits are issued by the Community Development Department. Building permits may be applied for in person at Shawnee City Hall or online through Plans prepared by a design professional are required for all buildings including single family and two family residential structures. Permit guidelines are available for commercial, grading, tenant finish, retaining walls, single family dwelling, and demolition.

Building Permit Fees (pdf)

Commercial Permit Application (pdf)

New One or Two Family Residential Permit Application (pdf)

Residential Permit Application (pdf) 

Required Building Inspections and Notice (pdf)

  • Contact Info
  • Chief Building OfficialTyler Wirth 
  • Address11110 Johnson Drive Shawnee, Kansas 66203 
  • Telephone(913) 742-6010 
  • Fax(913) 268-7562 
  • Email
  • Hours8am-5pm