Kansas Department of Administration

Building Access

Posted on October 21, 2021 at 12:49 PM by Kansas Department of Administration

Public Access – Public access to buildings within the Capitol Complex is as follows:

Statehouse: 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday

Landon, Curtis, Eisenhower, Memorial Hall and Kansas Judicial Center:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri.

Employee access - Employee access to buildings is not restricted during regular business hours. After regular business hours employees must use their secure key cards to gain access to those buildings they are authorized to enter.

Key Cards – Employees shall be issued key cards only upon written request of agency's management to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Capitol Police.  Employees shall sign for and be responsible for the key card issued to them.  Check with your agency regarding Key card/ID badge policies.  For general information regarding key card/ID badges, contact the Capitol Police Key Card Coordinator at 296-1522

Windows & Doors – The building tenants shall make sure that all doors leading to public areas in their work area are locked and all lights and other electrical apparatus not in use are turned off at the end of each day before leaving the building. To conserve energy and to maintain a comfortable environment, windows shall not be opened at any time.

Freight elevators - Freight elevators should be used only when transporting freight, using carts to carry objects, or moving items between floors that will interfere with normal passenger use.

Keys/Locks – All locks and keys for building doors shall be installed and maintained exclusively by the OFPM.  No additional locks or keys shall be used or manufactured.Employees shall be issued keys only upon written request of the agency’s management to the OFPM.  Employees shall sign and be responsible for all keys issued to them.  Click the following links to access the Key Policy and Key Request Form.  OFPM does not issue or track keys for modular furniture, file cabinets, agency padlocks, or for other locking mechanisms that are not part of a building.  OFPM will assist agencies in obtaining keys for these mechanisms upon receipt of a Request for Service form.

The Office of Facilities and Property Management employees will not open any doors for employees, tenants, or visitors. It is the agency’s responsibility to ensure that keys and/or key cards are issued to their employees for use to gain entry.

Restricted Areas – Access to restricted areas, such as building roofs, shall be restricted to specifically authorized personnel.

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