This form may be used to initiate a building permit with the City of Iowa City Housing and Inspection Services.

To start the process, please fill in the form below, making sure to include all required fields.

If you require assistance, call 319-356-5120, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or email the H.I.S. Building Division.

Permit Information
Excludes cost of land
Excludes cost of plumbing, mechanical, electric, fire alarm, fire sprinkler, and land
Owner/Tenant Information
General Contractor Information
Subcontractor Information
Additional Information
File Submissions
Note: The upload of plans is only allowed for additions, alterations or repairs for one and two-family dwellings that are regulated by the International Residential Code. All other projects will be sent an email to upload plans to ProjectDox, our plan review software
Files must be less than 12 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png eps tif pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 12 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png eps tif pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 12 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png eps tif pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 12 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png eps tif pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 12 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png eps tif pdf doc docx.