Sedgwick County...working for you


  • Thomas Stolz, Director

    Thomas Stolz

    1144 S. Seneca
    Wichita, KS 67213
    p. 316.660.1840

    455 N Main, 7th Floor
    Wichita, KS 67202
    p. 316.268.4460

    City of Wichita Neighborhood Housing
    455 N Main
    Wichita, KS 67202
    p. 316.268.4481

  • Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department

Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department

Meeting Notice

2012 International Residential Building Code

On Monday, February 2, the Sedgwick County Board of Code and Standards Advisory group will be reviewing all proposed amendments regarding adoption of the 2012 International Residential Building Code in addition to their regular meeting agenda.  This advisory board meeting is always open to the public.  The meeting will be held at 1:00 PM at 730 N Main in the Executive Room.

Floodplain Boundary Changes

In 2016, changes to  floodplain boundaries in Sedgwick County will be finalized. View the preliminary boundary maps here.

2015 – 2016 Contractor Renewal.

The renewal time for building contractor licenses is approaching for years 2015 and 2016.  Historically, all building contractors had to renew separately with the City of Wichita and Sedgwick County, paying at both stops.  Due to the ongoing city/county merger, contractors will now only need to purchase a single countywide license which will allow them to operate anywhere in Sedgwick County and City of Wichita plus 10 smaller cities within the county.  Fees have been consolidated between city and county and will now renew every OTHER year instead of annually.  For those who are Class A through D contractors plus cell tower and mobile home installers who do business in the city and county, the combined license cost has been reduced by 10% when compared to 2012.   Roofing, siding, sign, swimming pool, and wrecking contractors will see a small increase in license fees but will be able to work in the whole jurisdiction mentioned above.

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MABCD Is Under Construction

Though the official consolidation of the city of Wichita's Office of Central Inspection and the Sedgwick County Department of Code Enforcement began January 1, 2013, the majority of the consolidation will take place throughout 2013 and into 2014.  Physical offices, as well as this website, will be "under construction" until this process is complete.  Follow the consolidation process, including accomplishments and next steps.

MABCD 2014 Goals

  • Goal #1 - Reorganize building /inspectors and deploy combination inspectors regarding new residential building projects. 

  • Goal #2 - Finish Reclassification studies regarding department positions.

  • Goal #3 - Consolidate permit fees.

  • Goal #4 - Unify licensing/certificates for contractors.

  • Goal #5 - Revise Neighborhood Inspector processes and enhance cross training

  • Goal #6 – Complete CEU and license study for MABCD inspectors.

  • Goal #7 - Identify consolidated site locations and initiate process to relocate.

  • Goal #8 -Work toward new code adoption – building and all trades.

  • Goal #9 – Comprehensive Fee Study completed.

Sedgwick County...working for you

Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.