City of Colwich

Building Permits

The City of Colwich partners with Sedgwick County in the issuance of building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical permits. All fees are based upon the Sedgwick County Code Enforcement fee schedule. For the appropriate permit form click the link at the bottom of this page.

Building permits are required for all residential and commercial structures including fences, detached garages, and storage buildings that exceed 200 sq. ft.

Buildings for storage and other enclosed purposes: provided, that no such building accessory to single and two-family dwelling units and all types of manufactured and mobile homes shall exceed 400 sq. ft. in gross floor area, unless a conditional use is approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals for a larger building. (See Planning and Zoning for an application for a conditional use permit.)

Additional Information

  • Residential building, fence, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits are issued through the City of Colwich.
  • Commercial building permits are issued through Sedgwick County and are subject to plan review.
  • After plans are reviewed by the appropriate Sedgwick County building inspector a letter will be issued to the applicant to bring to City Hall at which time the necessary permits will be issued.
  • Contact 660-1840 for further information.
  • Blank permit forms, including electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits, can be obtained from the code enforcement page on the Sedgwick County website.
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The City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday November, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Administrative Center 310 S. 2nd St. Click on the date to see the agenda for this meeting.