Sedgwick County Planning Department

Popularity:#3 of 3 Building Departments in Wichita#3 of 5 Building Departments in Sedgwick County#12 of 60 Building Departments in Kansas#1,966 in Building Departments

Sedgwick County Planning Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Sedgwick County Planning Department, a Building Department, at North Main Street, Wichita KS.

Sedgwick County Planning Department
455 North Main Street
Wichita, Kansas, 67202
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Free Sedgwick County Building Department Property Records Search

Find Sedgwick County residential building & property records including ownership, land use & zoning, parcel & structural descriptions, market valuations, sales history, tax assessments, deeds & more.

Map of Sedgwick County Planning Department

View map of Sedgwick County Planning Department, and get driving directions from your location.

Related Public Records Searches

Find Contractor Licenses, Land Records, and Property Records related to Sedgwick County Planning Department.

Building Departments Nearby

Find 6 Building Departments within 24.8 miles of Sedgwick County Planning Department.

External Links

Find 20 external resources related to Sedgwick County Planning Department.

About the Sedgwick County Planning Department

The Sedgwick County Planning Department, located in Wichita, Kansas, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Sedgwick County building codes and ordinances
  • Building and construction permit searches
  • Sedgwick County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
  • Building information searches and property records
  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Sedgwick County, Kansas
  • Contractor license searches
  • Building and site inspection records

Sedgwick County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Sedgwick 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.

Sedgwick County Residential Housing Units
 Sedgwick CountyKansas
Total Housing Units216,2961,259,647
Occupied Housing Units195,072 (90.2%)1,121,943 (89.1%)
Sedgwick County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Sedgwick CountyKansas
Single-Family Detached Homes143,464 (73.5%)829,981 (74.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes6,815 (3.5%)53,090 (4.7%)
2 Apartments5,653 (2.9%)25,724 (2.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments6,768 (3.5%)36,681 (3.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments5,644 (2.9%)41,676 (3.7%)
10 or More Apartments19,874 (10.2%)88,695 (7.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing6,854 (3.5%)46,096 (4.1%)
Sedgwick County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Sedgwick CountyKansas
2014 or Later1,299 (0.7%)7,705 (0.7%)
2010 to 20134,378 (2.2%)23,424 (2.1%)
2000 to 200924,879 (12.8%)134,715 (12.0%)
1980 to 199953,727 (27.5%)286,124 (25.5%)
1960 to 197943,765 (22.4%)290,925 (25.9%)
1940 to 195949,516 (25.4%)208,283 (18.6%)
1939 or Earlier17,508 (9.0%)170,767 (15.2%)
Sedgwick County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Sedgwick CountyKansas
1 Room3,147 (1.6%)18,366 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms17,421 (8.9%)92,994 (8.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms61,196 (31.4%)347,083 (30.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms61,309 (31.4%)350,256 (31.2%)
8 or More Rooms51,999 (26.7%)313,244 (27.9%)
Sedgwick County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Sedgwick CountyKansas
No Bedroom3,709 (1.9%)20,200 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom19,514 (10.0%)99,715 (8.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms121,461 (62.3%)704,321 (62.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms50,388 (25.8%)297,707 (26.5%)
Sedgwick County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Sedgwick CountyKansas
With Complete Plumbing Facilities194,605 (99.8%)1,117,473 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities193,683 (99.3%)1,110,377 (99.0%)