A building permit in Wichita Kansas is your formal permission from the city or county to start construction, demolition or renovation on your property, home or real estate.
To get a building permit in Wichita you go to the office of central inspection, or OCI. The office is located at City Hall, 455 N Main, on the 7th floor in Wichita Kansas. Call ahead with any questions at 316 268-4648.
Before beginning any renovations or construction a member of the staff of the local government agency must review your plans to ensure compliance with local zoning, by-laws and other applicable regulations. Once everything is in order you will be issued a building permit in Wichita Kansas and can begin working on your project.
While the work is being preformed inspectors will come out at periodic times to make sure everything is being done properly and to code. You'll be issued an actual certificate that the inspector will sign during certain key points during your project. One must wait for that inspection before continuing. Different inspectors for plumbing, electrical, concrete or building will sign off their perspective responsibilities.
Getting a building permit in Wichita Kansas is not a costly or difficult process and a very good idea to do so.
If you have any questions about getting a building permit in Wichita Kansas please contact me.