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Building Permits & Fees

All contractors, electricians, and plumbers must have a license with the City of Hesston before a permit is approved. If you are a home owner and doing the work yourself, no license is required however, permits and inspections still apply.

For questions about the different kinds of permits and their fees call: (620) 327-4412
Stop by or send your application, payment, and other required information to:
City of Hesston 115 E Smith St, Hesston KS 67062

Need bulk water for your building or maintenance project?
See Utility Billing page and look for the blue box for several simple ways to get water.

  • Building Permit (includes electrical, plumbing, & roofing)
    Based on the total building/project valuation
    Valuation Amount Fee
    $0 $2,000 $25.00
    $2,001 $5,000 $35.00
    $5,001 $10,000 $70.00
    $10,001 $50,000 $100.00
    $50,001 $100.000 $150.00
    $100,001 $500.000 $275.00
    $500,001 $1,000,000 $350.00
    $1,000,001 on up $500.00
    plus $0.50  for each additional $1,000
    or fraction thereof
    Building Permit Application form (pdf)

    New Building Utility Charges
    Item  Size Cost Tax Total
    Account Set Up Fee 19.61 0.39 *$20.00
    Gas Meter & Line   (275 cf) 1,323.50 112.50 *$1,436.00
      (415 cf) 1,579.50 134.26 $1,713.76
    Gas Line Replacement 315.00 26.78 $341.78
    Water Meter (1") 1,550.00 0.00 *$1,550.00
      (1.5") 2,303.00 0.00 $2,303.00
      (2") 2,654.00 0.00 $2,654.00
    Sewer Connection (tap line) 20.00 0.00 *$20.00
    *Normal Residential Charges
  • Fence Permit (no contractors license needed)
    $15
    Building Permit Application form (pdf)

  • Irrigation Permit (no contractors license needed)
    $15
    Building Permit Application form (pdf)

  • Moving a Building (no contractors license needed)
    No Fee, but must call with date & time of move!

  • Plumbing Permit only (only needed if over $500.00)
    $30 (includes $15 permit fee & $15 inspection fee, additional inspections are $15)
    Plumbing Permit Application form (pdf)

  • Sign Permit (no contractors license needed)
    $15
    Requirements
    • Name of owner
    • Location of the building or structure (address or legal)
    • Kind of Materials to be used
    • Estimated cost of the work
    • Date work will start
    • Expected date of completion
    • Name and address of contractor doing the work

  • Right-of-Way Permit (Permit for work on City Right-of-Way, City Easement, & City Property)
    No Fee
    Right-of-Way Permit (pdf)

  • Water Well (for digging of well no contractors license needed)
    No Fee, Call Kansas Department of Agriculture, Manhattan office at (785) 564-6700.
    State of Kansas Water Well Contractors & Services Map https://www.kdhe.ks.gov/2045/Map-of-Well-Contractors-Services

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