The Tonganoxie City Building Inspection & Code Compliance Department strives to maintain updated regulations that provide for safety and appropriate access to all buildings in Tonganoxie. The division provides an effective program for timely reviewing, inspecting and permitting of construction, renovation and occupancy of all buildings and their appurtenances. Fair and impartial treatment is given to all citizens, builders, contractors and developers. The division also determines code compliance and responds to citizen code complaints.
Tonganoxie uses the following building code references.
International Building Code, 2000 Ed
International Residential Code, 2000 Ed
National Electric Code, 1999 Ed.
Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, 1997 Ed.
International Mechanical Code, 2000 Ed.
Uniform Housing Code, 1997 Ed.
International Plumbing Code, 2000 Ed.
International Fire Code, 2003 Ed.
These books are available for reference at the Tonganoxie City Hall. The City Hall's address is at the bottom of this page. All codes can be purchased through the International Conference of Building Officials online book store at: http://www.disastercenter.com/build/b2.htm