Building & Inspections Department

Building and Construction Codes Updates

Click HERE for more information and draft changes for public input.

Approved Amendments, Codes:

  1. Administrative Permits, Licensing and Fees, Art 1 of Ch IV, Andover City Code, Approved by City Council, Effective January 1, 2019 - Click HERE

  2. Permit Fees, Contractor License Fees and Miscellaneous Fees Resolution, Approved by City Council, Effective January 1, 2019 - Click HERE

Draft Amendments, Codes, subject to public input, to be followed by City Council approved:

  1. 2012 International Building Code, draft adoptive ordinance and administrative amendments - Click HERE

  2. 2012 International Building Code, draft technical amendments - Click HERE

  3. 2015 International Mechanical Code, draft adoptive ordinance and administrative amendments 

  4. 2015 International Mechanical Code, draft technical amendments 

  5. 2014 International National Electrical Code, draft adoptive ordinance and administrative amendments  

  6. 2014 International National Electrical Code, draft technical amendments  

  7. 2015 International Uniform Plumbing Code, draft adoptive ordinance and administrative amendments  

  8. 2015 International Uniform Plumbing Code, draft technical amendments  


Building Permits

Pay your Building Permit fees online. Once you know how much your permit will cost, make a payment!

For permit application information or to schedule an inspection, call the Building Department at (316) 733-1303 ext. 422.

Permits are not approved and no work is authorized until the permit application submitted has been signed by the Building Official and/or the Zoning Administrator.

Permit Requirements

Building Permit Applications are available at City Hall (1609 E. Central Avenue) or by fax or email by calling (316) 733-1303 ext. 422.

**Permits are required for any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, move demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, remove, convert, or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical, or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by the City of Andover, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.

Application for Contractor's License

The 2017 Renewal can be found by clicking here.