Building Permits

Requirement Details


A building permit is required for any structure that falls under the following descriptions:
  • Added to
  • Demolished
  • Enlarged
  • Erected
  • Moved
  • Reconstructed
  • Removed
  • Structurally altered

Application Process


To apply for a building permit the following information is required:
  1. Completed building permit application including all contractor information
  2. Two sets of printed, uniform sized, dimensioned, and legible plans submitted to  Building Department, 1512 7th Street, Coralville, IA 52241
  3. Electronic plans and supporting documents sent to submittals@coralville.org
  4. Site plans must show property lines, set back lines, and building location – see Setback Requirements
    • Fee is paid after approval
    • Minimum permit fee is $25 for up to $500 worth of work
    • See Fee Schedule for valuation of work above $500
Permit must be paid and signed for in person at the Building Department, 1512 7th Street, Coralville, IA 52241

Note: For new construction, please refer to requirements for: