Planning, Zoning, and Code Enforcement


The City of Baldwin City is zoned according to ordinance within corporate city limits. There is a volunteer citizen Planning Commission appointed by the Mayor with approval from City Council, which also functions as the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Call 785-594-6907 to schedule an inspection or to inquire if an inspection is necessary, as part of the development project. Please note: A minimum 24-hour notice is required for most inspections.

Building and Site Guidance

Cold Weather Concrete Guidelines | Click here to open
Deck Guidelines | deck guidelines
Erosion Control | erosion control
Required Gas Meter Clearances | gas meter clearances
Baldwin City Safe Routes to School Plan | Safe Routes to School

City Code

Construction Standards

Planning and Zoning Regulations

City Code

Click through to view a searchable version of the Municipal Code of Baldwin City.

Russ Harding, Building Official/Zoning Administrator

Public Utilities Building

1015 Orange Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006

785-594-6907