Please note: The following list of Permits is not an all-inclusive list.  

if you do not find the permit that you are looking for, please contact city hall at 785-594-6427.

Applications & Permits

Building Permit

Building Permits are issued for various projects including new construction, remodel work, alterations, accessory buildings, fences, irrigation, and other connections to the City of Baldwin potable water system, electrical, plumbing, heating, and mechanical work.  To obtain a building permit application, call Public Utilities Building at 785.594.6907.

Fireworks Sales

Application for permit to sell consumer fireworks in the City of Baldwin shall be in writing on forms provided by the City of Baldwin. Completed applications must be received no later than June 1. Incomplete applications shall be returned. Approved applications are for the sale of legal 1.4G (consumer fireworks) in the State of Kansas. 

Fireworks Stand Application

Open Burn permit

Permits are required for all open burning. These permits can be obtained at Baldwin City Hall during normal business hours.  A burn permit can only be obtained by the legal property owner. When burning, the permit must be readily accessible on site at all times.  Once a permit is obtained, the applicant must call the Douglas County Dispatch Center just prior to igniting their fire (785) 843-0250. Click HERE for Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast from the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office.

Burn Permit

Special Event Application

All events taking place on any public property and/or obstructing or redirecting vehicular or pedestrian traffic must have an associated Special Event Permit. Click here for guidelines and the required permit application.  

Special Event Application