Community Development

About the Department


The Community Development Department concentrates on five activities including city planning, zoning, site plan and subdivision review, building services, and rental housing. Through these efforts, the department ensures that developments align with the plans, community goals, and adopted codes of our city.

Look up zoning and subdivision regulations.

Code Enforcement 

The City of Coralville enforces building and housing code requirements, ordinances, and zoning laws, as well as any State and International adopted codes.
View building and housing codes.

Community Plans


A community plan is a guide for community development. It is a public document with specific proposals for future land uses and public improvements. 

View community plans.

Electrical Permits & Inspections


The City uses the State of Iowa Electrical Licensing and Inspection Program for permits and inspections of all commercial and residential electrical work permitted in Coralville after January 1, 2015.  Permits issued by the City prior to January 1, 2015 are inspected by the City.

Learn about electrical permits and inspections.

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