Building Safety Division

Building Safety Division Responsibilities

Welcome to the Building Safety division. We are committed to advancing public safety in the built environment through collaboration and community partnership which results in safe, accessible and healthy structures.

Building Safety Functions

For licenses, permits or inspections, call (620) 231-4170 or email


Fire Department

Fire Chief – Mike Simons:, (620) 230-5596
Fire Marshal – Tom Vacca:, (620) 230-5625

Address all plans and questions to


Public Utilities Department

Director – Matt Bacon


City of Pittsburg adopted codes

• 2012 International Building Code
• 2012 International Residential Code
• 2012 International Mechanical Code
• 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
• 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code
• 2012 International Fire Code
• 2011 National Electric Code
• 2012 International Property Maintenance Code
• 2012 Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot tub Code



Applications may be obtained online or apply in person at City Hall. Permits will not be issued until plans have been reviewed and permit is submitted in full.



All contractors and sub-contractors must be licensed in the City of Pittsburg prior to permit being issued.



All addressing will be assigned by the Building Official or designee.


Contact Information

201 W. 4th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-4170

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Dexter Neisler
Building Official
(620) 230-5517

Howard Toney
Building Inspector
(620) 230-5639

Kaci Preston
Codes Inspector
(620) 231-4170