Does Riley County have building codes?
Riley County requires a building permit but does not enforce building codes. During a building permit inspection the primary concern is determining that the building is set back the proper distances from all property lines. The inspector does not examine how the building is being constructed. Most counties in Kansas do not have building codes, however, a number are considering adoption of a minimum code. Consult a qualified contractor or building professional regarding industry standard construction techniques and proper installation of electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems. The respective cities within the County vary regarding their building code requirements. Check with the individual city before starting construction.

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1. Do I need a building permit to construct a fence?
2. Do I need a permit to build a structure in the unincorporated area?
3. Does Riley County have building codes?
4. Does Riley County notify surrounding property owners if someone has obtained, or is in the process of obtaining, a building permit?
5. I am planning on building a house. Do I need a property address before I get my building permit?
6. I’m not sure where my property lines are. How do I get accurate information?
7. What are the required setbacks for my property?
8. What should I do if I notice construction and suspect that the owner or builder did not obtain a building permit?