Plumbing & Mechanical Permits

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Ryan Cable, Commercial Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector
Phone: 515-239-5158
Email: rcable@cityofames.org

Stephen Pohl, Residential Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector
Phone: 515-239-5157
Email: spohl@cityofames.org

 

CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

Plumbing and Mechanical contractors working in Ames must be registered and licensed as follows:
1) Register with the State of Iowa Division of Labor
2) Have a Master and a Contractor License issued by the State of Iowa Department of Public Health
3) Register with the City of Ames 

Permit applications can be submitted in person at the Inspections office, emailed to inspections@cityofames.org, or online through the CSS Portal.

 

PERMIT APPLICATIONS

PLUMBING PERMIT APPLICATION (fillable Excel version)
PLUMBING PERMIT APPLICATION (pdf version)

HOMEOWNER PLUMBING PERMIT APPLICATION  (The Ames Municipal Code waives licensing requirements to allow homeowners to do building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical work on their existing, owner occupied, single family structure. All work must be in accordance with current model codes adopted by the State of Iowa and City of Ames.)


MECHANICAL PERMIT APPLICATION (fillable Excel version)
MECHANICAL PERMIT APPLICATION (pdf version)

HOMEOWNER MECHANICAL PERMIT APPLICATION (The Ames Municipal Code waives licensing requirements to allow homeowners to do building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical work on their existing, owner occupied, single family structure. All work must be in accordance with current model codes adopted by the State of Iowa and City of Ames.)
    

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