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Bonner Springs, Kansas Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Bonner Springs, KS has adopted the 2015 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2015 IRC (for One and Two Family Dwellings) and IBC. Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Codes § 4-1b01 (IRC adoption), § 4-1b02 (IBC amendments), § 4-1a01 (IBC adoption) and § 4-1a02 (IBC amendments).

Helpful resources for Bonner Springs, Kansas include the following.

Residential Building Code

Kansas has yet to adopt a statewide residential code. Local laws will control.See PLRB, Kansas Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Bonner Springs adopted the 2015 IRC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the model code here.

You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Bonner Springs ? Yes
Comments:

While no formal online code was located regarding an ice barrier, Terry Barlow, Administrative Assistant of Bonner Springs, KS confirmed it is required. (Per email dated 10/22/19.) 

Comments

Section R313.1 An automatic residential fire sprinkler system may be installed in townhouses. A two hour separation wall is required separating the units when an automatic sprinkler fire system is not installed. 

Section R313.2 An automatic residential fire sprinkler system may be installed in one and two family dwellings. 

Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Code § 4-1b02.

Commercial Building Code

Bonner Springs adopted the 2015 IBC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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Comments

Bonner Springs, KS has adopted the 2015 IBC excluding all appendix chapters. Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Code § 4-1a01.

Existing Buildings

Bonner Springs, KS did not adopt the IEBC, therefore Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

Other Building Codes

Bonner Springs, KS also adopted the following codes:

2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Codes § 4-201 (adoption) and § 4-202 (amendments).

2015 International Plumbing Code. Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Codes § 4-301 (adoption) and § 4-302 (amendments).

2015 International Fuel Gas Code. Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Codes § 4-3a01 (adoption) and § 4-3a02 (amendments).

2015 International Mechanical Code. Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Codes § 4-401 (adoption) and § 4-402 (amendments).

2015 International Property Maintenance Code. Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Codes § 4-501 (adoption) and § 4-502 (amendments).

2015 International Fire Code. Bonner Springs, KS Muni. Codes § 7-201 (adoption) and § 7-202 (amendments).