Building Permits

Be sure to contact City Hall when planning any construction project. All construction requires a building permit and various inspections. It is the homeowner’s responsibility to ensure that the proper permits are obtained. The owner, contractor, or authorized agent may complete the printable.

Building permits are required for many reasons including:

  • To protect you, your family, friends, neighbors, neighborhood, and property values.
  • To ensure that the work performed on your property is safe, that it meets environmental standards, and complies with City zoning and construction codes.
  • To protect your property investment and to minimize liability or problems during a future sale of your property.

Learn more about building and construction and access the building permit form.

Plan Review - Consolidated Fire District Number 2

Starting October 2017, for commercial projects, any new building construction, tenant finishes, installation of new or modification of existing fire sprinkler systems and/or commercial cooking suppression system requires a permit from the Fire District. Applications, procedures and a list of fees are available at their website. Please note, this process must take place prior to the issuance of a building permit from the City.

Johnson County Contractor Licensing Program

Beginning in 2014, the City of Roeland Park began participating in the Johnson County Contractor Licensing Program. The Johnson County Contractor Licensing Program exists to protect consumers by assuring that those undertaking the construction, alteration, and demolition of structures are qualified to do so. The program does this by promoting code and construction uniformity and by providing required continuing education to contractors, inspection professionals, and licensed designers.

All contractors working in Roeland Park must be registered with the City and licensed with the County. Please visit the Johnson County Contractor Licensing Program webpage for information on obtaining proper licensing. In addition, if you are a roofing contractor, you must be registered with the State of Kansas under the Kansas Roofing Registration Act of 2013.

Pay Your License and Permit fees Online

There is a convenience fee charged per transaction if you pay via the Internet.

You can pay for your building permit through the Internet. To find out the fee due for your permit as well as the paperwork necessary to be submitted contact City Hall at 913-722-2600.

To pay by this method please have your credit card or check. We accept the following cards(s): Discover, MasterCard, and Visa. We also accept electronic fund transfers from the following bank account type: Savings or Checking.

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Inspection Requests

Inspection requests are taken in person at City Hall or by telephone during office hours. Please allow 24 hours notice when requesting inspections.

City Code Book

View the code book online.

  • 2012 International Codes:
    • Energy Conservation Code
    • Existing Building Code
    • Fire Code
    • Mechanical Code
    • Plumbing Code
    • Property Maintenance Code
    • Residential Code
  • APWA 5000
  • National Electrical Code, 2011 Edition
  • N.F.P.A. Life Safety Code, 2012 Edition
  • JoCo Environmental Sanitary Code, 2004 Edition