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Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Division is the primary field enforcement agency for all private property related activities in the City of Parsons.

Report a Violation

To report a code violation or a nuisance contact the Code Enforcement Division at 620-421-7030.

Division Goals
 & Responsibilities
One of the division's goals is to ensure that buildings, structures, and building service equipment are constructed or installed according to the minimum standards set forth in the building codes. This is done through the building permit process and through ensuing inspections.

Another of the division's goals is to provide fair and equitable enforcement of the city's nuisance property codes. It is the responsibility of the division to investigate any environmental nuisance or violations.

The majority of inspections are done in response to requests for inspections related to building permits. Other inspections are done on a random, spot-check basis or in response to complaints. Inspections are performed on various aspects of building construction including framing, fire protection, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical.