Do I need a permit for a fence?
Maybe, if the fence does not comply with the zoning regulations a permit and approval from the Zoning Board of Adjustment will be required. Regulations that apply to fences are under Chapter 168, Section 168.01. Contact the City Building Department at 641-782-2000, Option 3, with questions prior to constructing the fence.

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1. Who do I contact to tell me where my property lines are?
2. When do I need a building permit?
3. Do I need a permit for a fence?
4. Can a fence go on the property line?
5. Can I do my own work on my home and do I need a permit?
6. Do I need a permit for a deck?
7. Do I need a permit for a shed or other accessory building?
8. Are frost depth footings required for a detached garage or other accessory building?
9. Where should smoke and/or carbon monoxide detectors be located?
10. Where should ground-fault electrical receptacles be located?
11. Is a permit required for an above ground swimming pool?
12. How do I find out how my property is zoned?
13. How can I find out if my property is in a flood zone?