Cerro Gordo County Permits (Iowa)

The Cerro Gordo County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Cerro Gordo County permits. Clerks in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Cerro Gordo County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Cerro Gordo County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Cerro Gordo County Clerk Mason IA 220 North Washington Avenue 50401 641-424-6431

Clear Lake City Clerk Clear Lake IA 15 North 6th Street 50428 641-357-5267

Mason City Clerk Mason IA 10 1st Street Northwest 50401 641-421-3604

Rockwell City Clerk Rockwell IA 114 3rd Street North 50469 641-822-4906

Swaledale City Clerk Swaledale IA 507 Main Street 50477 641-995-2360


A Cerro Gordo County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Cerro Gordo County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Cerro Gordo County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Clear Lake City Building Department Clear Lake IA 1419 2nd Avenue South 50428 641-357-6135

A Cerro Gordo County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Cerro Gordo County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Dougherty Town Hall Dougherty IA 81 East Patrick Street 50433 641-794-3334

Mason City City Hall Mason IA 10 1st Street Northwest 50401 641-421-3600

Meservey Town Hall Meservey IA 428 1st Street 50457 641-358-6408

Plymouth City Hall Plymouth IA 616 Broad Street 50464 641-696-3363

Rock Falls City Hall Rock Falls IA 3 N Nottingham St 50467 641-696-3455

Rockwell City Hall Rockwell IA 114 3rd Street North 50469 641-822-4906

Swaledale City Hall Swaledale IA 402 Main Street 50477 641-995-2214

Thornton Town Hall Thornton IA 404 Main Street 50479 641-998-2415