Residential Rental Property
All leased or rental residential property in Coralville requires a permit and must be registered with the City of Coralville Housing Program.
How to Register a Rental Property
To register a rental property, complete a Rental Housing Permit Application (see Resources below).
How to Renew a Rental Permit
All registered rental properties will receive a renewal notice with permit number during the month of November. Completed residential rental permit renewal applications and fees should be returned to the Coralville Building Department Office located at:
1512 7th St.
P.O. Box 5127
Coralville, IA 52241
Inspections of all rental units must be performed on a biannual basis. The City contacts the rental property owner to schedule the inspection.
Short Term Rental Property
The short term rental ordinance allows Coralville homeowners to apply for a permit to rent their property for less than 90 days at a time. Ordinance 2016-1018 went into effect on September 13, 2016.
What is a Short Term Rental?
A “short term rental” is any property rented for less than 90 continuous days. Short term rental properties require a Rental Housing Permit (see Resources below).
Short term rentals of residential properties are allowed if:
- The property has a valid rental housing permit with the City and has passed biannual rental inspection, and
- The unit is owner-occupied, and
- The owner is living on-site and is present the entire duration of the short term rental, and
- The owner pays hotel/motel tax for the first 30 days of the short term rental.
Under State law, cities may fine a property owner in violation of the ordinance a maximum of:
- $750 for first violation
- $1,000 per day the violation continues
Report a Concern
Report suspected rental housing licensing violations at 319.248.1720, at www.coralville.org/letusknow, or use “Report a Concern” on the City of Coralville app.
|Rental Type||Annual Fee|
|Condos (each unit has separate tax parcel #)||$50.00 per unit|
|Single Family Dwelling||$50.00|
|Duplex (one tax parcel #)||$50.00|
|4-Plex (one tax parcel #)||$67.00|
|8-Plex (one tax parcel #)||$99.00|
|12-Plex (one tax parcel #)||$131.00|
|CO-OP Complex||$50.00 per unit|
|Part 1: # of Commercial Buildings (with apartments)||$35.00 per commercial building|
|Part 2: # of Dwelling Units (total number of apartments)||$8.00 per apartment|