Building Permit Fees & Requirements

NEW HOME W/PLAN REVIEW - $2210 PLUS $1500 BOND

1.      Provide a plot plan or survey showing that the addition is within the City setbacks

2.      Plot plan and stake survey required on new homes, prepared by licensed surveyor

a.      5’ from property lines on side – first and second tier

b.      20’ from property line on street side – first tier

c.       25’ from property line on lake side – first tier

d.      25’ from property line on street side – second tier

e.      25’ from property line at rear – second tier

3.      Detailed set of drawings showing footings, floor plan, roof and wall sections, framing members and their spans, load points, etc.

a.      Engineer or architects stamp required on new construction

b.      Engineer or architects stamp may be required on some additions

4.      Plans must meet the 2012 IRC Code Book

5.      Performance bond required:  $1,500 for new homes

6.      A builders packet may be picked up at City Hall.


ROOM ADDITION W/PLAN REVIEW - $1210 PLUS $1000 BOND

1.      All requirements, except for the bond amount, are the same as what is shown above for a new home

2.      Performance bond required:  $1,000 for room additions

REMODEL WITHOUT ROOM ADDITION - $750

1.      Drawings showing scope of work

a.      Engineer or architect stamp may be required on structural changes

2.      A major remodel is when a portion of the home is having extensive changes to the electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or interior structural systems. Some cosmetic work in the home may not need a permit. Call the Building Inspector, Matt Sauer, for clarification at 816-918-5566.

KITCHEN OR BATH REMODEL ONLY - $500

1.      Drawings showing scope of work

a.      Engineer or architect stamp may be required on structural changes


ROOM REMODEL WITHOUT PLUMBING OR GAS - $250

1.      Drawings showing scope of work

a.      Engineer or architect stamp may be required on structural changes

HOUSE DEMOLITION - $150 PLUS $1000 BOND

1.      A time schedule and description of how home is to be demolished

2.      General liability insurance certificate required for contractor

3.      City Hall must be notified the day before the demo is to start

4.      Erosion control measures to be installed and maintained during the entire demo

5.      Safety fence (orange or equivalent) to be installed if demo lasts longer than 2 days

6.      Licensed plumber to unhook sewer and water lines at main or meter

7.      All materials and debris removed from lot within 30 days

8.      Site restored to finish grade, sodded, or seeded if you are not building within 30 days

DRIVEWAY - $200

1.      A description and drawing of the work is to be submitted

2.      Second tier driveways and pads need a concrete built box covered by metal grates. The box will be sized by the Inspector.

3.      All driveways and parking pads must be a hard surface and cannot be gravel


PARKING PAD - $150

1.      A description and drawing of the work is to be submitted

2.      Second tier driveways and pads need a concrete built box covered by metal grates. The box will be sized by the Inspector.

3.      All driveways and parking pads must be a hard surface and cannot be gravel


RETAINING WALL - $150

1.      Provide a plot plan showing the location of the proposed work

2.      Any work done on Home Owners Association property will have to be approved by the HOA committee before a permit can be issued by the Inspector.


SEAWALL - $150

1.      Drawings showing scope of work

2.      All seawall permit applications must be approved by Bill Ruckman of the HOA.

FENCE ABOVE GROUND - $100

1.      A plot plan or survey must be submitted showing the location of the fence

2.      First tier fences can be no taller than 4’ in height and have pickets at least 3” apart

3.      Fences on second tier can be of privacy type no taller than 6’ in height

4. Fences must conform to City ordinances


FENCE UNDER GROUND/INVISIBLE - $100

1.      A plot plan or survey must be submitted showing the location of the fence

2. Fences must conform to City ordinances


DOCK - $100

1.      Docks can be no larger than 12’ X 10’

2.      Drawings, including ramps, material and specifications must be submitted

3.      For new docks, placement permit must be attached to application


DECK - $200

1.      A plot plan or survey must be submitted showing the location and setbacks for deck

2.      Deck cannot encroach closer to property line than 5’ on sides, and 15’ on rear of lot

3.      Drawings, including footings, material and specifications must be submitted

4.      All decks, footings, handrails, and stairs must conform to the 2012 IRC building codes

5.      The following inspections are required:

a.      Location – before deck is started

b.      Footings – before placement of concrete

c.      Final inspection

6.      If you are just replacing an existing deck with same size, only a drawing is needed

PATIO - $150

1.      A rough sketch with dimensions is required.


SEWER LINE REPAIRS - $210

1.      A licensed plumber must make any connections to the sewer main

2.      Utility locates must be called in

3.      Silt fence must be installed by the end of the day excavation has occurred

4.      Silt fence must be maintained until permanent ground cover is installed (no later than 30 days)

ELECTRICAL REPAIRS / SOLAR PANELS - $100

1.      A licensed electrician must install new service if home is not owner occupied

2.      Must call KCP&L before pulling permit

POOL ABOVE GROUND - $150

1.      Any electrical work must be inspected

 

POOL UNDER GROUND - $500

1.      Underground pools require a plot plan or survey to be submitted

GAS LINE / GAS PRESSURE TEST - $140

1.      If any sheet rock is taken down, a remodel permit will be required

a.      Tankless water heater – gas line permit is needed if new or you are adding or taking away

 

WATER LINE / SPRINKLER SYSTEM / WATER METER PIT - $210

1.      If any sheet rock is taken down, a remodel permit will be required

a.      Raise water meter pit – water line permit is needed

 

HVAC - $100

1.      Permit is needed but no other paperwork is required


PERGOLA - $200

1.      Rough sketch with dimensions is required

 

SHED - $200

1.      Sheds MUST be attached to the house

2.      Can be no closer to the property line than 25 feet

3.      A site plan w/dimensions is required

FOUNDATION REPAIR - $100

1.      Permit is needed but no other paperwork is required

SIDING - $100

1.      Permit is needed but no other paperwork is required

ROOF - $100

1.      Permit is needed but no other paperwork is required

WINDOWS AND/OR DOORS WITH STRUCTURAL MODIFICATION - $100

1.      Rough sketch with dimensions is required

CHIMNEY AND/OR FIREPLACE - $100

1.      Permit is needed but no other paperwork is required

Download Building Permit Application

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Business License

Any contractor performing work in the City of Lake Waukomis that would require a building permit and/or a Right-of-Way permit must apply for a Business License. This also includes any tree trimming/removal company, roofing, siding, window and chimney/fireplace company.

Download Business License Application