Construction Permits

Construction permits are required when any of the following is done to a new or existing property:

  • All renovation, remodel projects (if in question, please call 515-225-8000
  • All Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing projects (replacement, moving fixtures, adding circuits)

Ordinances my have been revised; always check with City Hall

IRC:

ALTERATION. Any construction or renovation to an existing structure other than a repair or addition.

[A] 102.4 Additions, alterations or repairs.

Additions, alterations, renovations or repairs to any plumbing system shall conform to that required for a new Plumbing system without requiring the existing plumbing system to comply with all the requirements of this code. Additions, alterations or repairs shall not cause an existing system to become unsafe, insanitary or overloaded.

Minor additions, alterations, renovations and repairs to existing plumbing systems shall meet the provisions for new construction, unless such work is done in the same manner and arrangement as was in the existing system, is not hazardous and is APPROVED

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Additions, alterations, renovations or repairs to any plumbing system shall conform to that required for a new Mechanical system without requiring the existing mechanical system to comply with all the requirements of this code. Additions, alterations or repairs shall not cause an existing system to become unsafe, insanitary or overloaded.

Minor additions, alterations, renovations and repairs to existing mechanical systems shall meet the provisions for new construction, unless such work is done in the same manner and arrangement as was in the existing system, is not hazardous and is APPROVED

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Additions, alterations, renovations or repairs to any plumbing system shall conform to that required for a new Electrical system without requiring the existing electrical system to comply with all the requirements of this code. Additions, alterations or repairs shall not cause an existing system to become unsafe, insanitary or overloaded.

Minor additions, alterations, renovations and repairs to existing electrical systems shall meet the provisions for new construction, unless such work is done in the same manner and arrangement as was in the existing system, is not hazardous and is APPROVED

 

Required Inspections: Required Inspections, Residential (1)

Building Permit: BUILDING PERMIT, Jan 2019

Trade Permit: TRADE PERMIT, JAN 2019

Construction permits may also be picked up at City Hall at 208 N Main Street during regular business hours.