Kansas Building Codes

The Kansas building codes are governed at a local jurisdiction level. Please check with your local government office to understand which codes apply to your project.

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The codes listed above are applicable to construction projects on state property. Construction on non-state owned properties are regulated by local jurisdictions.

State of Kansas - List of Applicable Codes for construction projects on State property
NFPA 70, 2017 edition and NFPA 101, 2018 edition are applicable to non-Healthcare occupancies (i.e. hospitals, nursing homes, immediate care facilities). Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)

Kansas Building Codes

The building codes of Kansas adopt the the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Fire Code 2018 (IFC 2018), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), International Existing Building Code 2018 (IEBC 2018), International Mechanical Code 2018 (IMC 2018), International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), International Fuel Gas Code 2018 (IFGC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2017, Life Safety Code, 2018, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2013, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, and the Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014.

Kansas building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Kansas Agencies

Kansas Department of Administration
Office of Facilities & Property Management
Website: https://www.admin.ks.gov/offices/ofpm
700 SW Harrison, Suite 1200
Topeka, KS 66603