All property research requests and general inquiries are handled through email. Please note: Phone calls and voicemail will be added to our Queue and responded to in the order received.
For zoning and research questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org. All requests are handled in the order received. Our office receives a large amount of these requests, and we work hard to answer them in a timely manner. If your request requires extensive research, please expect delays. All requests must include a valid address or Plate number. Locate the property on our Public Property Viewer.
Floodplain Mapping and Information – Click to view information regarding floodplain and resources in Douglas County.
Home Business Information – home businesses have been regulated in Douglas County since 2008 to ensure minimal impact on adjacent neighbors and register your business.
Board of Zoning Appeals – Douglas County adopted new Zoning Regulations in February of 2020. If a proposed idea does not conform to current regulations, the Board may approve a Variance if the 5 criteria are met.
Interactive Web Map - Did you know you can use the Douglas County Interactive Map to identify your electrical service provider, water, fire, and school district, Urban Growth Areas, and so much more? Take a few minutes and explore the different layers available. If you have a detailed question about a specific lot that has not been addressed, locate the lot on the map and send the plate number and question to email@example.com. Due to a higher than normal amount of emails, please expect delays.
Building Codes (2012 IRC)
For scheduling an inspection on an active permit, please call 785-331-1343.
All building code questions are handled through email. Please note: Phone calls and voicemail will be added to our Queue and responded to in the order received. For all building code related questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include a detailed question and phone number to reach you at. All requests are handled in the order received. Our office receives a large amount of these requests, and we work hard to answer them in a timely manner. If your request requires extensive research, please expect delays.
Building Permits - Residential, Accessory, Ag Exempt, Swimming Pool, Commercial, and more.
Monthly Building Permit Reports – view a month by month report of all building permits issued by Zoning and Codes.
Building and Zoning Fee Schedule – How much will my building permit cost? Check here to find an approximate value.
Lone Star Lake Construction Regulations - As of January 2021 Douglas County has adopted construction regulations specific to Lone Star Lake Park.
Tina Rakes, Codes Director is available for technical building code questions at email@example.com or 785-331-1323.
Please remember, we are working hard to process emails and phone calls requests in the order received. We look forward to assisting you as soon as possible.