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Kansas Building Codes

The Kansas codes are adopted and governed at the local jurisdiction level. Please check with your local government office to understand which codes apply to your project.
State of Kansas - List of Applicable Codes
for construction projects on State property
Department of Administration; OFPM-DCC
effective August 1, 2018
Original document


The codes listed above are applicable to construction projects on state property. Construction on non-state owned properties are regulated by local jurisdictions.
NFPA 70, 2017 edition and NFPA 101, 2018 edition are applicable to non-Healthcare occupancies (i.e. hospitals, nursing homes, immediate care facilities).


Kansas Agencies

The building codes of Kansas adopt the the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), International Existing Building Code 2018 (IEBC 2018), International Fire Code 2018 (IFC 2018), International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), International Mechanical Code 2018 (IMC 2018), International Fuel Gas Code 2018 (IFGC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2017, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2016, Life Safety Code, 2018, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, 2016, Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances, 2016, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fuel Cell Power Systems, 2015, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities, 2017, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2016, and Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2013.
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
Address: 700 SW Harrison, Suite 1200, Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: 785-291-3989

Kansas Office of the State Fire Marshal
Website: https://firemarshal.ks.gov
Address: 800 SW Jackson Street, Suite 104, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-3401
Fax: 785-296-0151