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No permit will be issued until a full plan review is complete.

The building permit must be obtained by the General Contractor or Project Manager for all multi-unit residential, commercial and industrial projects, there are no sub-permits allowed.

Plan review requires three sets of site plans (One being a .pdf), and two sets of building plans stamped by an Iowa certified/licensed Architect/Engineer (One being a .pdf), two sets of building plans (One & two family residential only require one plan set for review).  January 1,2020 - digital plans accepted in leu of hard copies.

All plans must include a Storm Water Management Plan that includes erosion control. No inspections will be done until this plan and erosion control have been verified and approved.

Permit applications can be found in the "Documents and Forms" to the left on this page
A copy of the City of Clinton building permit fees can be found here.

Construction Without a Permit
Please click on the link to report if construction work is being done without a permit.


To schedule an inspection, a concept meeting for a new project, or any other building related appointments, please email: