Resources and documents

Iowa City Comprehensive Plan 

Iowa City Zoning Code

Citizen's Guide to the Rezoning Process 

Good Neighbor program

Board of Adjustment Frequently Asked Questions 

Iowa City Historic Preservation Plan/Handbook 

Iowa City district plans and maps 

Zoning map*
*The City’s zoning is featured as a layer on the Johnson County Property Information Viewer. The data provided is believed to be the most recent; however, before making a zoning or development decision regarding a property, you should consult with the Iowa City Department of Neighborhood and Development Services to verify zoning information. Contact Anne Russett at 319-356-5251 or email


Application for Rezoning

Application for Planned Development - Rezoning

Application for Annexation and Zoning

Application for Planned Development - Final

Application for Subdivision - Preliminary Plat

Application for Subdivision - Final Plat

Application for Vacation

Application for Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Application for Historic Review

Application for Special Exception

Application for Variance

Application for Appeal