Building & Zoning Department
215 S. Broadway, Louisburg, KS 66053
913-837-5811 · louisburgkansas.gov
rwhitham@louisburgkansas.gov
ACCESSORY BUILDINGS
Permit Fee:
Depends on square footage.
Value $21.14/square foot.
Permit cost is $69.25 for first $2,000 and $14 for each additional $1,000.
Additional cost for electrical and plumbing.
Items Required for Permit:
Application.
Site Plan.
Drawing of Accessory Building must be stamped by Licensed Design Professional for buildings
greater than 300 square feet.
Requirements:
Less than 150 square feet does not require a permit.
Maximum 24 ft x 36 ft with 10 feet side walls (larger buildings may be allowed with a SUP).
Shall be constructed with like materials, including roofing and siding of the house.
Setbacks 5 ft. side yard and 5 ft. rear yard, 5 ft. from any other building (Other setbacks apply
is there is an alley or if it is a corner lot).
Shall not cover more than 30 percent of rear yard.
Hard surface driveway (asphalt or concrete) from street to accessory building required for
buildings greater than 300 square feet.
36” deep footings.
Construction per 2003 IRC.
Licensed Contractors through Miami County, Kansas, Contractor Licensing Code.
From City of Louisburg Zoning Regulations: All other detached accessory buildings, including
garages and carports, shall be constructed with like material, including roofing and exterior
siding, of the primary structure.
Verify with HOA, if applicable, additional accessory building requirements.
Inspections:
Footings.
Rough-In.
Final.
Building & Zoning Department
215 S. Broadway, Louisburg, KS 66053
913-837-5811 · louisburgkansas.gov
rwhitham@louisburgkansas.gov
Article 6 SUPPLEMENTARY DISTRICT REGULATIONS
B. Accessory Buildings, Structures and Uses.
1. No accessory buildings or structures shall be erected in any required front or side
yard, and no detached accessory building shall be erected closer than five (5) feet
to any other building. Accessory buildings may be located in the rear yard, but
shall not be closer than five (5) feet to the rear or side lot-line except that if the
building has a vehicular alley entrance that is perpendicular to the alley line, the
setback of the building shall not be less than ten (10) feet from the alley line and
if the building is built parallel to the alley line and has a vehicular entrance from a
wall that is perpendicular to the alley line, no setback shall be required from the
alley line. No accessory building shall cover more than thirty (30) percent of the
required rear yard, be constructed upon a lot until the construction of the main
building has been started, or be used for dwelling purposes. Accessory buildings
shall not be placed within easements. Setbacks shall be equal to or greater than
easement width. Accessory buildings shall be ancillary to the primary dwelling
and shall be located on the same lot as the primary dwelling. Swimming pools
shall maintain a distance of at least ten (10) feet from water’s edge to any
property line. Concrete decking shall not be located on any utility easement.
2. Detached accessory storage buildings with a gross floor area of one hundred fifty
(150) square feet or less do not require a building permit, and are not subject to
design standards.
3. Detached accessory storage buildings with a gross floor area greater than one
hundred fifty (150) square feet require a building permit, must be constructed in
accordance with the current building code, and are subject to design standards.
Sidewalls of said buildings shall not exceed ten (10) feet in height. Any such
accessory building that contains an 8-foot wide by 7-foot tall or greater garage
door opening, or that exceeds three hundred (300) square feet in gross floor area,
shall require construction of a hard surface driveway.
4. Detached accessory garages or carports shall not exceed a three-car capacity or
floor dimensions of thirty-six (36) feet by twenty-four (24) feet and the side walls
of said buildings shall not exceed ten (10) feet in height. All accessory garages or
carports are subject to design standards and require construction of a hard surface
driveway.
5. A larger detached accessory building may be permitted by special use permit as
stated in Article 11 if it can be demonstrated that the building will be compatible
with the neighborhood in design, location and size. Such request will require
preparation of a site plan, will be subject to design standards, and will require
construction of a hard surface driveway.
6. Accessory uses shall not be permitted in the required front yard but may be
permitted in the side or rear yard.
7. In residential and mobile home districts, dish antennas shall be located only in the
rear yard. A dish antenna may be allowed to be located in a side yard by special
use permit as outlined in Article 11.
Building & Zoning Department
215 S. Broadway, Louisburg, KS 66053
913-837-5811 · louisburgkansas.gov
rwhitham@louisburgkansas.gov
APPLICATION FOR OTHER STRUCTURES
Date: _____________ Permit # ______________________________
Property Owner: ____________________________________________________________________________________
Property Owner Address: _________________________________________ Phone: _____________________________
Contractor: (Must be Licensed in Miami County)
Contractor Name: ___________________________________________________________________________________
Contractor Phone: ______________________________ Email: _______________________________________________
General: _________________________________________ Mechanical: _______________________________________
Electrical: ________________________________________ Plumbing: _________________________________________
Foundation: ______________________________________ Site Utility: ________________________________________
Roofing: _________________________________________ Fire Sprinkler: ______________________________________
Description of structure to be constructed: _______________________________________________________________
Estimated cost of new construction: _____________________________________________________________________
Size of structure: Width ____________ Length ____________ Total square footage ____________
Intended use of structure: _____________________________________________________________________________
Principal material to be used in construction: _____________________________________________________________
I, ______________________, hereby certify that the information provided herein is true and correct and that all Zoning
Regulations shall be complied with. I certify that all contractors listed above are licensed under the Miami County,
Kansas, Contractor Licensing Code. I further understand that any permit based upon false or incorrect statements of a
material fact necessary to the issuance of the permit, shall be void.
Date: _____________ Signature: __________________________________________________
Office Use Only
ATTACHED:
_____________ Site Plan _____________ Building Plans _____________ Date Paid
_____________ Amount Due _____________ Receipt #
Assigned address: ___________________________________________________________________________________
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