Building Departments in Leavenworth County, Kansas

There are 2 Building Departments in Leavenworth County, Kansas, serving a population of 79,359 people in an area of 463 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 39,679 people, and 1 Building Department per 231 square miles.

In Kansas, Leavenworth County is ranked 25th of 105 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 6th of 105 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Leavenworth County Building Departments

Find Leavenworth County, Kansas building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Lansing City Planning and Zoning Department 730 1st Terrace Lansing, KS

Leavenworth County Zoning 300 Walnut Street Leavenworth, KS

About the Leavenworth County Building Department

Building Departments in Leavenworth County, KS are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Leavenworth County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Leavenworth County, Kansas building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Leavenworth County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Leavenworth County, KS zoning laws and requirements

Leavenworth County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Leavenworth County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Leavenworth County Residential Housing Units
 Leavenworth CountyKansas
Total Housing Units29,3681,259,647
Occupied Housing Units27,233 (92.7%)1,121,943 (89.1%)
Leavenworth County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Leavenworth CountyKansas
Single-Family Detached Homes21,402 (78.6%)829,981 (74.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,110 (7.7%)53,090 (4.7%)
2 Apartments670 (2.5%)25,724 (2.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,031 (3.8%)36,681 (3.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments822 (3.0%)41,676 (3.7%)
10 or More Apartments688 (2.5%)88,695 (7.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing510 (1.9%)46,096 (4.1%)
Leavenworth County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Leavenworth CountyKansas
2014 or Later130 (0.5%)7,705 (0.7%)
2010 to 2013651 (2.4%)23,424 (2.1%)
2000 to 20094,827 (17.7%)134,715 (12.0%)
1980 to 19997,974 (29.3%)286,124 (25.5%)
1960 to 19796,568 (24.1%)290,925 (25.9%)
1940 to 19593,038 (11.2%)208,283 (18.6%)
1939 or Earlier4,045 (14.9%)170,767 (15.2%)
Leavenworth County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Leavenworth CountyKansas
1 Room297 (1.1%)18,366 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,426 (5.2%)92,994 (8.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms7,406 (27.2%)347,083 (30.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms10,240 (37.6%)350,256 (31.2%)
8 or More Rooms7,864 (28.9%)313,244 (27.9%)
Leavenworth County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Leavenworth CountyKansas
No Bedroom334 (1.2%)20,200 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom1,566 (5.8%)99,715 (8.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms17,628 (64.7%)704,321 (62.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms7,705 (28.3%)297,707 (26.5%)
Leavenworth County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Leavenworth CountyKansas
With Complete Plumbing Facilities27,154 (99.7%)1,117,473 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities27,060 (99.4%)1,110,377 (99.0%)