The following resources for construction reflect the latest revision of the city ordinances.
It is your responsibility to ensure the accuracy of all details, including standard details. If any discrepancy or errors are found, contact the city before using these details.
The following details are used in the preparation and submission of all publicly or privately funded construction projects.
See standard details for individual projects, or a full booklet of all standard details.
The following details are intended for privately-funded residential or commercial projects. Do not use these details without prior approval of the plan reviewer.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these details, please contact the Engineering Services Division of the Planning & Development Department at 913-895-6223.
The city follows design criteria, codes and guidelines to ensure new construction is cost effective, meets current safety requirements and is an asset to the community.
The criteria and codes include general notes, checklists and policies for roadways, stormwater, erosion and sediment control and traffic sign criteria, as well as private site improvements.
The 2021 Design Standards are effective for any new construction plans submitted after July 1, 2021. To determine whether you should be using new requirements for projects submitted before July 1, check with your contact at the City or with the Engineering Services Division of the Planning and Development Department at 913-895-6223.
Only products identified on the approved materials list will be approved for installation on city projects. This list is provided to contractors and suppliers who are constructing public improvement projects in the city, including
Prior to bidding a project, contractors and suppliers should call 913-895-6027 to make sure that they have the most current list.