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Section [A] 105.1.3 is hereby added to the International Building Code and shall read as follows:

[A] 105.1.3 County license required. All persons undertaking work which requires a permit as provided in Section 105, or seeking to obtain that permit from the City, are required to have a currently valid Johnson County contractor’s license. That license shall have been issued by the County in accordance with the provisions of the Johnson County Contractors Licensing Program and the Contractor Licensing Regulations adopted by the Board of County Commissioners by Resolution 058-01 on August 9, 2001, and any regulations subsequently adopted by the Contractor Licensing Review Board as authorized by said County Licensing Regulations, as said Resolution and regulations may be amended from time to time by said Boards.


1. The owner of a single-family dwelling shall be allowed to secure a permit to construct, alter, or repair said home provided the following conditions are met:

A. The homeowner currently occupies the dwelling or will occupy the residence once the construction has been completed.

B. The homeowner undertakes the work themselves.

2. The Building Official may waive the provisions of this section where it can be established that no license exists for the installation, alteration, or repair of a certain type of work requiring a permit, or due to other unique circumstances.

(Ord. 19-27 § 8, 2019; Ord. 12-41 § 2, 2012.)