Building Inspection and Code Enforcement
Note: For information regarding building permits or nuisance complaints select this link or contact City Hall at (913) 845-2620.
The City of Tonganoxie employs a full-time building official and uses third-party inspectors in special cases. To schedule an inspection, call City Hall at 913-845-2620. Please allow at least 24 hours for the earliest appointment.
The Tonganoxie Building Official enforces building and nuisance codes that provide for safety, access, and compliance for all buildings in Tonganoxie. Among normal duties are review of construction applications, inspection and permitting of construction, and approval of occupancy of all buildings and their appurtenances. Fairness and impartiality guide assistance to all citizens, builders, contractors, and developers. The office also responds to nuisance violations.
The City of Tonganoxie has adopted the 2003 editions of all applicable building codes, including IBC, IRC, EBC, and IFC. Copies are available at city hall for public review.
Personal copies of codes may be purchased through the International Conference of Building Officials online book store at: http://www.disastercenter.com/build/b2.htm.