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The records: Information about building codes in the city of Wichita.
Why you'd want it: To learn more about the regulations that might affect your subdivision or business.
Where you get the records: From the city's website, www.wichita.gov. Click on the (Office of) Central Inspection link from the menu on the left. Then click on "Codes Enforced."
How much it will cost: The information is free.