City of Colwich

Fire Department

The Department is staffed by full-time and volunteer firefighters and provides emergency assistance throughout the City of Colwich and surrounding Union Township.

We cover a 35 mile diverse response area consisting of the City of Colwich and Union Township. Our current ISO rating is 4 in the city limits. In addition to our rural response area, our protection responsibilities include a new 3 story low rise office and manufacturing facility employing 250 workers. We also provide BLS first responder care for Sedgwick County EMS (ALS) in our response area. Apply to be a volunteer firefighter.

Services Provided:

  • Firefighting
  • Hazardous Material Response
  • BLS Emergency Medical Service
  • Vehicle Rescue (Extrication)

Burn permits are issued through the Administrative Services Office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Once issued, burn permits are effective until December 31st of the year they are issued for residents living in Union Township. Open burning is not permitted within the corporate limits of the City of Colwich.

Physical Address: 116 N. 3rd St.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 158
Colwich, KS 67030-0158
Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911
Business Phone: 316-796-1004
Fax: 316-796-0913
Email: firedepartment@colwichks.gov

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

The City Council meeting is scheduled for the third Monday of each month (second Monday of January) at 7:00 p.m. at the City Administrative Center, 310 S. 2nd St. Click here to see the upcoming agenda. Regular city council meeting agendas are available the Wednesday before the meeting.

PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA

Planning commission meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of January, April, July and October at 7:00 p.m. at the City Administrative Center, 310 S. 2nd St. Other meetings may be scheduled as needed. The April 2022 meeting was canceled due to a lack of agenda. Click to see the upcoming agenda.

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

The annual consumer confidence report detailing the city’s water quality is available for review. Click on 2021 Consumer Confidence Water Report to view this important information. If you know of someone who does not have a computer, please have them call 316-796-1025 and we will mail them a copy of the report.

ORDINANCE 740 REVISING INSUFFICIENT FUNDS CODE

The City Council amended the city code to include all forms of payment in the insufficient funds section of utility billing. See the entire ordinance here.

ORDINANCE 741 REVISING THE STREET VENDOR FEES

The City Council revised the street vendor fees. See the entire ordinance here.