Polk County Building Codes

Search for Polk County IA building code information. A building code search provides information on local building codes, building code violations, building regulations, building rules, approved building plans, rejected building plans, renovation regulations, building code investigations, building inspections, and abatement orders.


Code Enforcement Offices in Polk County Iowa are responsible for ensuring compliance with Polk County building codes as well as other rules and regulations. They enforce building codes and zoning regulations, and their records include documents listing the building codes and regulations as well as reports of Polk County building code violations that stem from complaints or inspections. The Polk County Code Enforcement Office investigates potential code violations and keeps records of their reports, including any abatement orders. These records can be used to look up building codes, find code violations, and see approved building plans. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their building code records.

Urbandale Code Enforcement Urbandale IA 3600 86th Street 50322 515-278-3935


Town and City Halls in Polk County Iowa provide municipal services for their community, including issuing and enforcing building codes. The Town or City Hall is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible Polk County building code violations. They keep records on building codes as well as any changes to the building code, and they may also review and approve building and renovation plans. The Town or City Hall typically has records on approved and rejected plans, investigations of Polk County building code violations, and any punishments or abatement plans for code violations. These records can be useful for prospective Polk County property buyers and property owners, and they are typically available through the Town or City Hall website.

Altoona City Hall Altoona IA 407 8th Street Southeast 50009 515-967-7866

Ankeny City Hall Ankeny IA 410 West 1st Street 50023 515-965-6469

Bondurant City Hall Bondurant IA 100 Lincoln Street Southeast 50035 515-967-2418

Clive City Hall Clive IA 1900 Northwest 114th Street 50325 515-223-6220

Des Moines City Hall Des Moines IA 400 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4209

Grimes City Hall Grimes IA 101 Northeast Harvey Street 50111 515-986-3036

Johnston City Hall Johnston IA 6221 Merle Hay Road 50131 515-278-2344

Pleasant Hill City Hall Pleasant Hill IA 5160 Maple Drive 50327 515-262-9368

Polk City City Hall Polk IA 112 South 3rd Street 50226 515-984-6233

Runnells City Hall Runnells IA 110 Brown Street 50237 515-966-2042

Sheldahl City Hall Sheldahl IA 803 2nd Street 50243 515-685-2814

Urbandale City Hall Urbandale IA 3600 86th St 50322 515-278-3900

West Des Moines City Hall West Des Moines IA 4200 Mills Civic Parkway 50265 515-222-3444

Windsor Heights City Hall Windsor Heights IA 1133 66th St 50324 515-279-3662


Building Departments in Polk County Iowa create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of this job, Building Departments maintain records on Polk County building codes, reviews of building codes, and record any changes to the code requirements or regulations. They also review and approve building and renovation plans to make sure they meet building codes, and they typically keep records on approved and rejected plans. Polk County Building Department records can identify building codes, find records of Polk County violations, and locate approved building plans. These building code documents are often available online through the local Building Department website.

Altoona City Zoning Altoona IA 1504 8th Street Southwest 50009 515-967-5138

Des Moines Permits Des Moines IA 602 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4200

Des Moines Zoning Des Moines IA 602 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4182

Iowa State Permits Ankeny IA 6310 Southeast Convenience Boulevard 50021 515-237-3264

Johnston Building Department Johnston IA 6221 Merle Hay Road 50131 515-727-7778

Johnston Zoning Johnston IA 6221 Merle Hay Rd 50131 515-278-2344

Polk County Building Department Des Moines IA 5885 Northeast 14th Street 50313 515-286-3352

Polk County Planning and Zoning Department Des Moines IA 5885 Northeast 14th Street 50313 515-286-3358

Urbandale Zoning Urbandale IA 3600 86th Street 50322 515-278-3935

West Des Moines Permits West Des Moines IA 4200 Mills Civic Parkway 50265 515-222-3630