Permits & Fees

When looking at the table below, you will find a general description of the fees related to obtaining building permits and entitlements. All applicants are encouraged to consult Pottawatomie County staff before filling an application to discuss their proposed scope and potential project requirements. Fees collected by the County are approved by the Board of County Commissioners by resolution, typically changed each year.  In 2016, there were 395 building permits issued in Pottawatomie County; check out the table below to see building permit trends over the last four years in the county.


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Applications 
Application to Rezone $250.00
Application for Conditional Use Permit                  $250.00

Building Permit Fees

Residential - Dwellings  $200.00
Residential - Additions, Accessory Uses $50.00
Commercial, Industrial - Primary Building $250.00
Commercial, Industrial - Additions, Accessory Uses $100.00
Institutional - Primary Building $200.00
Institutional - Additions, Accessory Uses $100.00

Other

Temporary Job Permits  $100.00
Home Occupation Permits                                    $25.00
Special Event Permits $25.00
Sign Permits $25.00
Data: Pottawatomie County Staff (2016)

Building Permits Issued

Source: County and City Clerks (2016)
Location Residential Commercial Other*
2016      
Pottawatomie County 138 6 93
St Marys 3 0 26
Wamego 15 4 89
2015      
Pottawatomie County 132 6 119
St Marys 2 0 20
Wamego 24 2 81
2014      
Pottawatomie County 119 1 79
St Marys 5 3 19
Wamego 10 5 69