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Forms & Applications

Building Permit Application
Electrical Permit Application
Grading Permit Application
Mechanical Permit Application
Plumbing Permit Application
Permit Extension Request Form
Raze Agreement Form
Residential Energy Code Compliance Form
Request for Hearing Before the Board of Appeals


Building Permits FAQ
Building Permit Application Checklist
Building Permit Fee Schedule
Inspection Procedures
Residential Roof-Mounted Solar PV Form
Solar PV System Checklist
Erosion and Sediment Control
Sensitive Areas Regulations
Stormwater Management Regulations

Construction Codes

Johnson County Building Codes
Johnson County Rental Housing Code

Residential Handouts

Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings
Residential Accessibility Standards (R320)
Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Stair Design
Stairs & Railings
Swimming Pools

Mobile Home Decks And Porches

Casa móvil,  Cubiertas, y  Terrazas (Spanish) (002).pdf




Building Permit Data Report - shows building permit applicant, site address, value/fee and description for any given time period

Related Links

Building Energy Code Program
Greater Iowa City Home Builders Association
International Association of Electrical Inspectors
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
International Code Council
Iowa Association of Building Officials
State of Iowa Electrical Licensing and Inspections


If you have any issues accessing the files linked on this page, please call our office at 319-356-6083 for assistance.