Johnson County Building Permits (Iowa)

Search for Johnson County, IA building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Johnson County, IA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Johnson County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Johnson County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Johnson County building permit. Johnson County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Johnson County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Coralville Building Department Coralville IA 1512 7th Street 52241 319-248-1720

Iowa City Building Department Iowa IA 410 East Washington Street 52240 319-356-5125

Iowa City Zoning Iowa IA 410 East Washington Street 52240 319-356-5120

North Liberty Building Department North Liberty IA 5 East Cherry Street 52317 319-626-5713


Town and City Halls in Johnson County, IA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Johnson County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Johnson County, Iowa. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Johnson County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Coralville City Hall Coralville IA 1512 7th Street 52241 319-248-1700

Hills City Hall Hills IA 90 1st Street 52235 319-679-2507

Iowa City City Hall Iowa IA 410 E Washington St 52240 319-356-5000

Lone Tree City Hall Lone Tree IA 123 North Devoe Street 52755 319-629-4615

North Liberty City Hall North Liberty IA 3 Quail Creek Cir 52317 319-626-5708

Oxford City Hall Oxford IA 205 North Augusta Avenue 52322 319-828-4742

Swisher City Hall Swisher IA 66 2nd St SW 52338 319-857-4539

Tiffin City Hall Tiffin IA 201 Main Street 52340 319-545-2572


Building Inspectors in Johnson County, IA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Johnson County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Johnson County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Johnson County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Johnson County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Johnson County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Iowa City Building Inspector Iowa IA 410 East Washington Street 52240 319-356-5123

Johnson County Building Inspector Iowa IA 913 South Dubuque Street 52240 319-356-6085