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Yes. All fence installation requires a fence permit. To apply, complete a fence permit application and submit a basic site plan to the Community Development Department. The fence may be installed after approval of the permit and payment of the permit fee. Remember to contact Iowa One Call at 1.800.292.8989 at least 48 hours prior to digging so that underground facilities can be marked.
Complaints can be made through the City website, either with your contact information so you can follow the status of the issue online, or submitted anonymously. The City will review the complaint and, if it is about an issue the City handles, staff will review the complaint and inspect the issue. If upon inspection it it is determined that there is a violation of city code, the City will advise the property owner to make any needed corrections.
The Community Development Department accepts cash, check, and credit card for payment of permit fees.
A permit is required for sheds that are greater than 200 square feet in area. Storage sheds may be located in the rear yard only. Contact the Community Development Department at 319.248.1720 for more information about the proper shed location on your site.
A building permit is required to build a deck. To apply, submit the following to the Community Development Department:
The fee for the permit is based upon the project value and is due when the permit is approved.