DOG AND CAT LICENSES
Dogs and cats age 6 months and older are required by ordinance to be licensed by May 1st of each year. Dog and cat license fees are $15.00 per pet on or before the due date and $20.00 thereafter. Please provide a rabies vaccination certificate when applying for your license(s).
URBAN CHICKENS PERMITS
Permits are valid from May 1st thru April 30th annually. Permit fee is $25.00 annually. Permit fees are not pro-rated. Contact City Hall at 515 989-0267 to receive permit application
(click here to view Ordinance No. 99/Urban Chickens)
(click here to view Administration Policy/Urban Chickens)
BUILDING PERMIT AND APPLICATION PROCESS
All new construction, remodels, additions, enlargements, repair, moving, removal, conversion, demolition and alterations require a building permit as well as decks, signs and sheds. A trade permit is required for all plumbing, electrical and mechanical work. For questions about permits, please contact “Safe Building and Compliance” at 515-333-4161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tax abatement is available for improvements totaling 10% of your assessed property valuation and 15% for commercial properties.
(click here for building permit application)
(click here for site plan sample)
(click here for inspection process)
Note – All completed forms must be returned to City Hall for processing.