Building Code

Zoning and Codes

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Contact: Zoning and Codes

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Building Code

The Douglas County Building Codes serves all areas of the Unincorporated Douglas County. Regulatory jurisdiction falls only in the unincorporated portions of Douglas County not within any city limits. The Building Codes team reviews residential and commercial building applications, plans, issues building permits, and performs all construction inspections. 

Fee Schedule

View the fee schedule for various zoning and building permits.

Board of Construction Appeals

Please contact the Zoning office if you have any questions:

Board of Code Appeals

The board meets periodically dependent on the volume of appeals. Please see the City of Lawrence iCompass portal for more information.

Building Code Applications

Monthly Building Permit Report