Cherokee County Permits (Iowa)

Search for Cherokee County, IA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Cherokee County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Cherokee County permits. Clerks in Cherokee 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 Cherokee County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Cherokee County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Aurelia City Clerk Aurelia IA 236 Main Street 51005 712-434-2025

Cherokee County Clerk Cherokee IA 520 West Main Street 51012 712-225-6744

Marcus City Clerk Marcus IA 222 N Main St 51035 712-376-4715


A Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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 Cherokee County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Aurelia City Hall Aurelia IA 236 Main Street 51005 712-434-2025

Cherokee City Hall Cherokee IA 416 West Main Street 51012 712-225-5749

Cleghorn Town Hall Cleghorn IA 102 North Lewis Avenue 51014 712-436-2474

Meriden Town Hall Meriden IA 113 Eagle Street 51037 712-443-8840

Quimby City Hall Quimby IA 101 E 2nd Ave 51049 712-445-2319

Washta Town Hall Washta IA 206 Main Street 51061 712-447-6216


A Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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. Cherokee County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Cherokee 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.

Cherokee County Zoning Cherokee IA 5074 Iowa 3 51012 712-225-6712