Building Permit Application & Guidelines

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BUILDING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

 

**CONSTRUCTION PLANS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS**

If you have questions about building codes or submittal requirements, please contact the following staff members:

Commercial Projects - Adam Ostert, Assistant Building Official, 515-239-5228, aostert@cityofames.org

Residential Projects - Scott McCambridge, Plans Examiner, 515-239-5253, smccambridge@cityofames.org

 PROJECT  APPLICATION  GUIDELINES
 Additions / Alterations (Commercial)  PDF  PDF
 Additions / Alterations (Residential)  PDF  
 Basement Finish   PDF  
 Building Permit Application  PDF  
 Code Modification Application  PDF  
 Cold Weather Concrete Policy    PDF
 Commercial Kitchen Requirements    PDF
 Commercial Restroom Requirements    PDF
 COSESCO  PDF  
 Deck (Residential)  PDF  Link
 Demolition  PDF  
 Driveway/Curb Cut  PDF  
 Egress Window  PDF  PDF
 Fence  No permit required  Planning Department
 Garage - Attached  PDF  
 Garage - Detached  PDF  
 Meter Request  PDF
 New Building (Commercial)  PDF  PDF
 New Dwelling Unit (Residential)  PDF  
 Ramp (Commercial)  PDF  PDF
 Ramp (Residential)  PDF  
 Remodel (Residential)  PDF  
 Sample Site Plan  PDF  
 Shed  PDF  
 Sign  PDF  Link
 Solar Panels    Link
 Stairs (Commercial)  PDF  PDF
 Stairs (Residential)  PDF  PDF
 SWPPP (Residential)  PDF  

 

Contractors must be registered with the State of Iowa Division of Labor   https://www.iowadivisionoflabor.gov/contractor-registration

 

    

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