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Small Bullert 4 (Smaller)Proposed amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance to repeal and replace the Iowa City Airport Ordinance

Small Bullert 4 (Smaller)How to submit a building application during the Covid-19 public health emergency

Small Bullert 4 (Smaller)How to submit development permits during the Covid-19 public health emergency

Small Bullert 4 (Smaller)Unified Development Ordinance effective January 15, 2020

Small Bullert 4 (Smaller)Fee Schedule effective January 1, 2020

Department Services and Responsibilities

  • Guide development of rural (unincorporated) areas of the county
  • Assist county residents in ensuring their plans meet ordinance requirements
  • Uphold the county‚Äôs Unified Development Ordinance (rules for how and where certain buildings can be constructed in unincorporated areas)
  • Process applications for building permits and conduct site inspections
  • Incorporate sustainability into development and County operations, including stormwater management and energy efficiency
  • Support and advance local food systems
  • Maintain a planning process that reflects the evolving needs of Johnson County

Contact Information
Email Josh Busard, Director
Planning & Development Phone: (319) 356-6083
Building Services Phone: (319) 356-6085
Fax: (319) 356-6084

Email for submitting building and construction permit applications and related questions: Email Permit Application and Questions

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

Johnson County Administration Building
Planning, Development and Sustainability
913 S Dubuque Street
Suite 204
Iowa City IA 52240

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Josh Busard, Director

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