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County Code

Official county code of Douglas County, Kansas.

Download: County Code - Chapter 1: Administration (PDF format)

Chapter 1: Administration includes:

  • Article 1: General Provisions
  • Article 2: Board of County Commissioners
  • Article 3: Office of County Administrator
  • Article 4: Personnel Policies, Regulations, and Positions
  • Article 5: Public Records
  • Article 6: Purchasing Policies and Service Agreements
  • Article 7: Deposit of Public Funds
  • Article 8: Advisory Councils and Boards
  • Article 9: Smoking in Public Buildings and Vehicles
  • Article 10: Official County Newspaper
  • Article 11: Issuance of Temporary Notes
  • Article 12: Designation of Vehicles as Authorized Emergency Vehicles
  • Article 13: Cereal Malt Beverages and Alcoholic Beverages
  • Article 14: ECO2 Commission
  • Article 15: Towing

Download: County Code - Chapter 2: Animal Control (PDF format)

Chapter 2: Animal Control includes:

  • Article 1. Dangerous Dogs
  • Article 2. Prohibiting Certain Animals
  • Article 3. Stray Animals
  • Article 4. Euthanization of Certain Animals
  • Article 5. Vicious Dogs

Download: County Code - Chapter 3: Building and Housing (PDF format)

Chapter 3: Building and Housing includes:

  • Article 1. Reserved
  • Article 2. Reserved
  • Article 3. Reserved
  • Article 4. Reserved
  • Article 5. Douglas County Sanitary Code
  • Article 6. Fair Housing

Download: County Code - Chapter 4: Cable Television (PDF format)

Chapter 4: Cable Television includes:

  • Article 1. Cable Television

Download: County Code - Chapter 5: Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness (PDF format)

Chapter 5: Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness includes:

  • Article 1. Department and Divisions
  • Article 2. Emergency Medical Service Rates
  • Article 3. Recovery of Expenses for Release of Hazardous Material
  • Article 4. Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Article 5. Ambulance License Requirements

Download: County Code - Chapter 6: Fire Safety (PDF format)

Chapter 6: Fire Safety includes:

  • Article 1. Outdoor Burning
  • Article 2. Use and Sales of Fireworks
  • Article 3. Fireworks Displays

Download: County Code - Chapter 7: Nuisances (PDF format)

Chapter 7: Nuisances includes:

  • Article 1. Prohibiting Nuisances within the County
  • Article 2. Noise Control

Download: County Code - Chapter 8: Parks, Fairgrounds, and Other County Facilities (PDF format)

Chapter 8: Parks, Fairgrounds, and Other County Facilities includes:

  • Article 1. Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds
  • Article 2. Lone Star Park and Lake
  • Article 3. Wells Overlook Park
  • Article 4. Prohibition of Nudity on Public Property
  • Article 5. Prohibition of Motorized Vehicles and Animals on Paths

Download: County Code - Chapter 9: Public Works (PDF format)

Chapter 9: Public Works includes:

  • Article 1. General Provisions
  • Article 2. Construction Permits and Standards
  • Article 3. Traffic Control
  • Article 4. Minimum Maintenance Road Declaration
  • Article 5. Access Management Regulations
  • Article 6. Permits for Oversize or Overweight Vehicles

Download: County Code - Chapter 10: Solid Waste Management (PDF format)

Chapter 10: Solid Waste Management includes:

  • Article 1. General Provisions
  • Article 2. Definitions
  • Article 3. Solid Waste Storage
  • Article 4. Solid Waste Collection and Transportation
  • Article 5. Solid Waste Processing Facilities
  • Article 6. Permits
  • Article 7. Penalties
  • Article 8. Douglas County Solid Waste Management Plan
  • Article 9. Refuse Vehicle Covers

Download: County Code - Chapter 11: Subdivision Regulations (PDF format)

Chapter 11: Subdivision Regulations includes:

  • Article 1. General
  • Article 2. Plat Approval Procedure
  • Article 3. Plat Requirements and Contents
  • Article 4. Lot Splits
  • Article 5. Building and Occupancy Permits
  • Article 6. Subdivision Design Standards
  • Article 7. Public Improvements
  • Article 8. Appeals and Variances
  • Article 9. Definitions
  • Article 10. Interpretation and Construction
  • Article 11. Amendments
  • Article 12. Setbacks
  • Article 13. Eudora and Douglas County Joint Committee

Download: County Code - Chapter 12: Zoning and Planning (PDF format)

Chapter 12: Zoning and Planning includes:

  • Article 1. Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission
  • Article 2. Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Article 3. Zoning Regulations

Download: County Code - Chapter 13: Construction Codes (PDF format)

Chapter 13: Construction Codes includes:

  • Article 1. Administration
  • Article 2. Residential Code
  • Article 3. Building Code
  • Article 4. Plumbing Code
  • Article 5. Mechanical Code
  • Article 6. Fuel Gas Code
  • Article 7. Electrical Code

Download: County Code - Chapter 14: Heritage Conservation Plan (PDF format)

Chapter 14: Heritage Conservation Plan includes:

  • Article 1. General Provisions
  • Article 2. Heritage Conservation Council
  • Article 3. Surveys and Inventory
  • Article 4. Landmark and Historic District Regulations
  • Article 5. Reserved
  • Article 6. Reserved
  • Article 7. Public hearings
  • Article 8. Property Owned By Public Agencies
  • Article 9. Historic Resource Administrator
  • Article 10. Incentives and Easements
  • Article 11. Fees
  • Article 12. Minimum Maintenance Requirement
  • Article 13. Civil Action