About the Department

The Building Department ensures that new and remodel construction of residential and commercial buildings complies with the adopted building codes through plan review and on-site inspections, and ensures that residential rental properties comply with all safety and maintenance requirements.

Code Enforcement 

The City of Coralville enforces the following codes:
  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code: Appendices F, G, and M
  • 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
  • State of Iowa Electrical Code
  • State of Iowa Energy Conservation Code 
  • 2015 State of Iowa Mechanical Code
  • 2015 State of Iowa Plumbing Code

Electrical Permits & Inspections

The City uses the State of Iowa Electrical Licensing and Inspection Program for permits and inspections of all commercial and residential electrical work permitted in Coralville after January 1, 2015.  Permits issued by the City prior to January 1, 2015 are inspected by the City.

Learn more about electrical permits and inspections.

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