You will find resources for building and constructing residential, commercial, and public projects in Overland Park in this section.
Overland Park reviews all commercial and residential construction plans and documents that require a building permit. Inspectors ensure all building codes are understood and structures are safe.
To speak with the plans examiner of the day about your project, call 913-895-6225.
Permits and Inspections
File an OPCares Request
See all the permits the city requires for building and construction, and a list of common permit exceptions.
Verify the zoning of a property online, or request an official zoning letter.
Overland Park uses International Building Codes when reviewing building plans for commercial and residential projects.
Learn more about the city’s standards and criteria that ensure safety and accessibility for public and private construction projects.
Learn more about the process for reviewing commercial and residential development and construction plans.
See the public improvement projects currently open for bidding.
You can apply for many permits through ePLACE, the city’s online permitting system. If you already know which type of permit you need, visit ePLACE to apply.
See more building and construction resources from partner and other public organizations.
Kansas One-Call is the underground utility notification center for the state of Kansas. Be sure to notify underground utility operators before you dig.
Overland Park requires contractors have a Johnson County contractor’s license in order to receive a building permit for work in Overland Park.
See resources from Overland Park’s power utility to minimize costs and save energy when your project is complete.