Inspections & Permits

Adopted Fire Code
In January 2015, the City Council adopted the 2012 International Building and Fire Code Sets. While the Fire Department does not have an active building inspection program, we do respond to complaints and utilize the current adopted fire code for enforcement issues.

If you feel a business or residence has serious fire safety issues please contact the Fire Chiefs Office at (620) 663-7104

Burn Permits
The City of South Hutchinson does allow limited open burning by permit only. There is a $10 fee associated with each permit. The Fire Chief or his/her representative will conduct a site inspection, and will approve or disapprove the application.

Burn Permit Applications and a complete list of open burning regulations are available at City Hall, 2 South Main, South Hutchinson, KS. Open Burn regulations can also be found by clicking this link.

Fireworks
Commercial Fireworks Displays are approved by permit and resolution of the City Council.  For more information contact the Fire Chiefs Office.

Consumer Fireworks sales and discharge are permitted  annually in South Hutchinson in accordance City Ordinance 14-837. A copy of the Fireworks Ordinance and additional Fireworks Stand Regulations can be found in the document center.

Home Daycare and Childcare Centers

The Fire Department conducts the site inspections on behalf of the State Fire Marshals Office for Home Daycares and Childcare Centers.  Regulations for Home Daycares and Childcare Centers can be found below. Contact the Fire Chiefs Office for your inspection at (620) 663-7104.