Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department

Codes, Resolutions & Directives

Directives

A library of all MABCD Directives is available in the Directives folder of the department's SharePoint.

Current Adopted Codes Resolutions

COUNTY & CITY

Code

Article/with amendments

Article Section

County Resolution/City Ordinance

General
     
2012 IFC (Intl. Fire Code) Article with Amendments

Sedgwick County Fire Code, 2013 Ed.

County Code, Ch. 12, Article II

City Code, Ch. 15.01

Ordinance 50-530
Unification of Fees Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 1, Sec. 2-4 Resolution 109-2014
Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Building and Trade Code (UBTC) Article with Amendments All Resolution 175-2012/Ordinance 49-412 
Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Building and Trade Code Amended Table B Amendment UBTC, Article 1, Sec. 2, Table B

Resolution 042-18

Ordinance 50-684

Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Zoning Code Article with Amendments All

Resolution 177-2016; Resolution 176-2016; Resolution 025-2016; Resolution 185-2015; Resolution 136-2015; Resolution 061-2013; Resolution 022-2013; Resolution 205-2011; Resolution 046-2010; Resolution 137-2009

Ordinance 50-541; Ordinance 50-369; Ordinance 50-033; Ordinance 49-443; Ordinance 49-109; Ordinance 48-635; Ordinance 48-451

Building
     
2012 IBC (Intl. Building Code) Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 2, Sec. 2  
2012 IRC (Intl. Residential Code) Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 2, Sec. 4

Resolution 106-2015

Ordinance 50-023

Electronic Plan Review (ePlans) Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 1, Table C

Resolution 109-2018

Ordinance 50-829

Electrical/Elevator
     
2017 NEC (National Electrical Code) Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 4, Sec. 1

Resolution 185-2017

Ordinance 50-610

ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers) A17.1-2016 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 4, Sec. 5

Resolution 140-2017

Ordinance 50-586

ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers) A17.3-2015 Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 4, Sec. 5

Resolution 140-2017

Ordinance 50-586

ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers) A18.1-2014 Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Charilifts Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 4, Sec. 6

Resolution 140-2017

City Ordinance 50-586

Mechanical
     
2015 IFGC (Intl. Fuel Gas Code) Article UBTC, Article 5, Sec. 1.020 Resolution 059-2017/Ordinance 50-438
2015 IMC (Intl. Mechanical Code) Article UBTC, Article 5, Sec. 1 Resolution 059-2017/Ordinance 50-438
2015 IRC (Intl. Residential Code) Article UBTC, Article 5, Sec. 4 Resolution 059-2017/Ordinance 50-438
Prefabricated Assemblies Article UBTC, Article 5, Sec. 3 Resolution 059-2017/Ordinance 50-438
Solid Fuel-Burning Equipment Article UBTC, Article 5, Sec. 2 Resolution 059-2017/Ordinance 50-438
Plumbing
     
2015 IFGC (Intl. Fuel Gas Code) Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 3 Resolution 059-2017/Ordinance 50-438
2015 IPC (International Plumbing Code) Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 3

Resolution 144-2016

Ordinance 50-348

2015 UPC (Uniform Plumbing Code) Article with Amendments UBTC, Article 3

Resolution 144-2016

Ordinance 50-348

Unincorporated County

Code

Article/with/Amendments

Article Section

County Resolution

General
     
Location Permit Requirement Amendments UBTC, Article 1, Table C; Article 2, Sec. 4.030 142-2017
Rental Housing Code Amendments County Code, Ch. 6, Article IX 074-2002
Sedgwick County Code (Municode) Article All N/A
Building
     
Manufactured Homes Article with Amendments County Code Ch. 6, Article VII 025-2000; 013-2003; 206-2004
Pole Barn Article Post and Frame (Pole Barn) Standards  
Service Drive Code Article with Amendments County Code, Ch. 12, Article III 181-2004
Structure Moving  Article with Amendments County Code Ch. 6, Article X 182-2008
Floodplain and Signs
     
Floodplain Management Article with Amendments County Code, Ch. 13 014-2007; 143-2016
Sign Code Article with Amendments County Code, Ch. 6, Article VI 161-2017; 141-2017
Nuisance
     
Conservation and Protection of Farmland Article N/A 130-2000
Nuisance Code Article with Amendments County Code, Ch. 19, Article II 056-2001; 213-2000
Private Water Wells & Sanitary Sewers
     
Advisory Board for On-Site Wastewater System Installation and Maintenance and Sanitary Service/"Sanitary Advisory Board" Article with Amendments County Code, Ch. 2, Article VI, Div. 8 148-2005; 152-2002; 150-2002
Advisory Board for On-Site Water Well Construction Article County Code, Ch. 2, Article VI, Div. 10 189-2005
Sanitary Code Article with Amendments County Code, Ch. 14, Article 5 102-2007
Sanitary Service Article with Amendments County Code, Ch. 23, Article VI 151-2002
Wastewater Treatment Systems Article County Code, Ch. 23, Article V 103-2007
Water Well Code Article County Code, Ch. 27, Article III 190-2005

City of Wichita

Code

Article/with amendments

City Code Section

City Ordinance

General
     
2012 IRC (Intl. Residential Code) Article with Amendments   50-023
City of Wichita Code (Municode) Article    
Housing Code Article with Amendments Ch. 20.04 47-302; 44-967; 41-946; 40-736; 32-469; 30-065; 27-902
Building
     
Deck Standards (American Wood Council DCA6-09) Article with Amendments N/A N/A
Foundation, Basement and Slab-on-grade Standards Article N/A N/A
Moving Buildings Article Ch. 10.24 50-338; 50-181
Floodplain
     
Floodplain Management Article with Amendments Ch. 27.06 50-381; 49-258; 47-346
Zoning and Signs
     
Sign Code Article with Amendments Ch. 24.04 50-439; 50-187; 49-335; 47-542; 46-396; 45-975; 45-322; 43-717; 43-013; 41-828; 40-963