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 Permitting & Licensing Office open for appointments.


Use of Air Admittance Valves (AAV) MUST Be Approved. When applying for permits with an AAV, please fill out this form (click here) and attach to the Plumbing - PLM or Building - BLD permit.

If you've been affected by severe weather and need roof repairs, don't forget to verify that your roofer is registered with the State of Kansas and licensed with MABCD (316-660-1840)

MABCD Strategic Goals

The MABCD strategic goals are in alignment with the Sedgwick County strategic priorities.