Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department
Mission: The Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department (MABCD) is to serve the citizens of Sedgwick County by ensuring compliance with all adopted County and City of Wichita codes by providing effective public contact and education, building cooperative partnerships throughout our community, and enforcing the law in an equitable and impartial manner to protect the health, safety, and welfare of all property owners, residents, tenants, businesses and visitors.
MABCD offices will close at noon on Friday, January 17, for department wide training. Concrete inspections and any other inspections as determined by the Section Chiefs to be of an urgent nature will be handled accordingly on January 17. MABCD offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, January 21, following the observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on January 20.
If your house floods because of grading issues from surrounding homes, you will need to get restitution with a Civil suit against neighbors.
MABCD Permit Flow
MABCD Strategic Goals
The MABCD strategic goals are in alignment with the Sedgwick County strategic priorities.
- Ensure all community buildings and homes are soundly constructed according to national code standards to provide safety and health for occupants.
- Accomplish Sedgwick County priority 1 – Ensuring highest priority use of resources is dedicated to create safe and secure communities.
- Accomplish Sedgwick County priority 4 – Providing quality public services to the community while being good stewards of revenue and funds.