Building a New Home in Norwalk

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 hard copy 11/17 or larger and one electronic copy)

Submit applications and supporting documentation

City of Norwalk
Attn: Building Department
705 North Ave
Norwalk, IA 50211

E-mail: Building Department

Fax: 515.981.4305