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                                       Building & Neighborhood Services
                                                 611 South 3rd Street
                                                  Clinton, Iowa 52732
                                                      563-244-3360

The mission of Building & Neighborhood Services is to assure a safe, secure and stable living environment through uniform and fair enforcement of all building and related codes, and the investigation and eliminates of nuisance complaints. These complaints include, but are not limited to, tall grass, noxious weeds, sidewalk snow removal, trash or garbage accumulations on private property, dangerous buildings, vacant building complaints, and other public nuisances


The Building & Neighborhood Services is responsible for enforcement of the building codes from permit application through plan review, inspection and final approval of all building construction projects within the city limits. A professional staff with nationally recognized certification strives to provide excellence in customer service. In addition to code enforcement, the department also provides public education and customer assistance. Building Services is here to help you with any construction project, large or small. Our dedicated staff will guide you through the permitting process so that you can successfully complete your project.

Building & Neighborhood Services strives to ensure a safe and healthy living environment through the enforcement of the Minimum Health and Housing Standards and Housing Quality Standards, as defined in the city of Clinton Municipal Code. This is done through the scheduled inspections of all residential rental units within the city. Residential rental properties are buildings owned by one party and lived in by another party known as a tenant.

The housing inspectors also investigate all complaints alleging violations of the Housing Code. To file a complaint please contact Building & Neighborhood Services.

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