Code Services

The code services department is assigned responsibility for enforcement of the codes and regulations related to construction and onsite wastewater systems, enforcement of regulations related to property maintenance and operation of three sewer treatment facilities. Compliance with the adopted codes and regulations is accomplished through reviewing plans and documents related to construction, periodic inspections of construction in progress, licensing of contractors and investigation of complaints.

The mission of the code services department is to protect the safety, health and welfare of the public and preserve property values through efficient, effective and reasonable enforcement of codes, standards and regulations relative to the construction and use of buildings and property.

Building Code Services

Building Permits, Inspections, Licensing, Codes and Regulations 

Contractor Licensing

Contractor Licensing

Environmental Health

Sanitary Code, Septic Systems, Water Wells
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    John Fisher

    Interim Director

    Contact At

    Administration Building
    201 S. Pearl, Suite 201
    Paola, KS 66071

    P: (913) 294-4145
    F: (913) 294-9545


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Staff Directory

​Office Closed Nov. 11th for Veterans Day

County offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in observance of Veterans Day.  There will be no inspections that day.
Inspection requests for Thursday, November 12th must be received before 4:30 PM on Tuesday.