Polk County Code Enforcement (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA code enforcement information. A code enforcement search provides information on building codes, zoning rules, building regulations, building code violations, building inspection reports, abatement orders, work stoppage orders, construction permits, occupancy permits, approved building permits, code enforcement violations, and code enforcement reports.


Polk County Code Enforcement Offices ensure compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations, typically working at the Polk County or local level in Iowa. The Code Enforcement Office enforces building codes and keeps records on all codes and regulations, as well as making reports about Polk County building code violations. They investigate potential code violations and issue abatement orders, and the IA office also issues permits. These permits may be required for construction, occupancy of a building, and to prove the building is in compliance with Polk County zoning laws. Code Enforcement Office records may be available on their website.

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


Polk County Town and City Halls provide municipal services for the Polk County community, including playing a role in code enforcement in Iowa. The Town or City Hall may be responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible building code violations in Polk County. They maintain records on code enforcement, the current Iowa building code, and approved and rejected building plans. Town and City Halls may also issue investigation reports on building code violations and any punishments or abatement orders for violations in Polk County. The Town or City Hall may provide code enforcement records online through its 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


Polk County Building Departments ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing Polk County building codes and zoning rules in Iowa. They also maintain records on building codes, reviews of Polk County building rules, and any changes to the code requirements or regulations. The Building Department also reviews and approves building and renovation plans to make sure they meet code standard, and they also issue IA building permits. Building Department records include Polk County building code violations, approved building permits, and compliance reports. The Building Department may provide online access to some of their code enforcement documents.

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


Polk County Building Inspectors verify that construction projects meet Polk County building codes and regulations in Iowa. They also monitor designs, building materials, Polk County safety codes, and utilities, as well as enforcing codes. As part of this job, Building Inspectors inspect construction to determine whether it meets the codes, issues permits for construction projects, and creates inspection reports. Building Inspector records may include information on Polk County code enforcement violations, permits issued by the inspector, and approved IA building projects, as well as violations and work stoppage orders. Building Inspectors may provide access to some of their documents online.

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

Urbandale Building Inspector Urbandale IA 3600 86th Street 50322 515-278-3930

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