Code Compliance & Building

Questions and Concerns
Creston's Building and Code Compliance Department is ready to assist you with a variety of questions and concerns that include, but are not limited to, the following items:

  • Addressing
  • Board of Adjustment
  • Building Codes
  • Construction Permits
  • Demolition Permits
  • Fence Requirements
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Setback Requirements
  • Subdivisions and Planned Unit Developments
  • Tree Plantings
  • Visibility Requirements
  • Zoning Questions

Electrical Inspections & Licensing

Effective May 12, 2021, the State of Iowa will provide electrical inspections for the City of Creston. The inspections will be in accordance with inspection standards established pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 103 (2021), which may differ from established City of Creston ordinances. Electricians previously licensed by the City of Creston shall be required to obtain a State of Iowa license.  

To apply for or renew an electrician license, purchase an electrical permit or request an electrical inspection please visit the state's website at .