Residential Permits

The following forms, required information and fees must be received by the Building Department before any work can begin on your project. The review process takes approximately one week following the submittal of all documentation required.

For questions on the following forms or process, please contact the building department at 515.981.9530.


Building Permit

Tax Abatement Form


Trade Permits (Electrical/Mechanical/Plumbing)

Other Information REQUIRED to Accompany Permit

Site Plan - showing placement of house on lot and all set backs

Energy Information

SWPPP Site Plan - showing all storm water controls on lot

Detailed Building Plans (one electronic copy)

Submit applications and supporting documentation

Building Department
Attn: Permits
705 North Ave
Norwalk, IA 50211
E-mail: Building Department
Fax: 515.981.4305