New Single Family Resident-Duplex Permit

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New Single Family Residence – Duplex Permit Process

  • Submit a Residential Building Permit Application.
  • Indicate whether the "prescriptive" or "energy rater" method will be used for energy code compliance.  See the Energy Code Compliance Methods table below.
  • Submit one copy of the original sealed plot plan/survey.
  • Consult the Residential Plan Requirement Checklist.
  • Submit one copy of the original sealed construction plans.
  • Submit one CD or flash drive of plans in PDF format.
  • Provide a copy of the Johnson County Sewer Permit, if your project is applicable to their service area.

 Energy Code Compliance Methods

for Single Family Residence or Duplex

 Prescriptive Energy Rater 
Comply with 2018 EICC. Comply with equivalent to 2009 IECC.
City staff to verify compliance. Nationally-certified third party energy rater to verify compliance at cost to applicant.
Submit energy code plan sealed by KS licensed design professional. No energy code plan submittal to the City. Design review to be handled by rater.
City plan review may require additional days. No additional City plan review time required.
Schedule additional City inspection for insulation. No additional City inspection. Insulation inspection to be handled by rater.
No blower door nor duct seal tests required by City staff. Blower door and duct seals tests are part of the rating certification process.
On final inspection, City staff to verify HVAC sizes and attic insulation certification by installer. Prior to Certificate of Occupancy (CO) being issued, rater to submit document certifying 2009 IECC equivalent compliance.
Please indicate on the application whether the prescriptive or energy rater method will be used for energy code compliance.


Additional Resources

Call 913-971-7900 for additional information.

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