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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 protect the health, safety and welfare of the community through excellence in customer service, code administration, education, and enforcement.”.

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CITY OF CLINTON BUILDING CODE UPDATE

On July 1, 2019, the City Of Clinton updated our building code to comply with the State of Iowa Standards. The code update incorporates the following 2018 version to replace the 2012 version: 

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2017 National Electric Code (No Change)
  • 2010 ADA Standards (No Change) 

Effective Date/Transition Period

Parties submitting a permit application may comply with either the current 2012 code version, or the newly adopted 2018 code version until October 1, 2019. After this date, the newly adopted 2018 code version will become fully effective. 

Meeting for more details

Contractors and homeowners can attend one of the following meetings at City Hall for details of the code updates and general code requirements: 

  • Monday August 12, 2019   8 - 9 A.M. General Residential Requirements
  • Thursday August 22, 2019   8 - 9 A.M.  Commercial Requirements
  • Monday August 26, 2019   8 - 9 A.M.  Plumbing and HVAC Requirements
  • Wednesday August 28, 2019   8 - 9 A.M.  Electrical Requirements 

Contact Building and Neighborhood Services for question: 563-244-3360

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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.

Building & Neighborhood Services strives to ensure a safe and healthy living environment through the enforcement of the Nuisance Ordinance, Grass/Weeds Ordinance, and other related codes. We investigate and enforce these ordinances to maintain minimum standards within the City of Clinton.

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