Welcome to the Building and Right-of-Way inspections and permit information page. Feel free to take a few moments and browse though the links to find out when a building permit and right of way permit is required, what inspections will be required and lots of other important information. If you are unable to find the information that you are looking for please give City Hall a call at 515-295-2411.
Below you will find the names and numbers of all of the City’s inspectors. Please contact the appropriate inspector at least 24 hours prior to any needed inspection.
- Chuck Bell, Building Inspections, 515-341-2978
- Kurt Nielsen, Right of Way Inspections, 515-341-2977
Please keep in mind that it is a Municipal Infraction to begin any new construction or remodeling prior to obtaining a building permit. It is also a Municipal Infraction to occupy any new or rehabbed building prior to obtaining a certificate of occupancy permit.
MUNICIPAL INFRACTION AS STATED IN THE CITY CODE CHAPTER 1.12.030
UNLESS ANOTHER CIVIL PENALTY IS PROVIDED FOR SPECIFIC OFFENSES ELSEWHERE IN THIS CODE, A MUNICIPAL INFRACTION IS A CIVIL OFFENSE PUNISHABLE AS PROVIDED IN THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE OF CIVIL PENALTIES: SCHEDULE OF CIVIL PENALTIES
FIRST OFFENSE - PENALTY OF NOT MORE THEN $750.00
EACH REPEAT OFFENSE - PENALTY OF NOT MORE THEN $1,000.00
EACH DAY THAT A MUNICIPAL INFRACTION OCCURS AND/OR IS PERMITTED TO EXIST CONSTITUTES A SEPARATE (REPEAT) OFFENSE. (Ord. 910, 11, 2003)