Clay County Permits (Iowa)

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

Clay County Clerk Spencer IA 215 West 4th Street 51301 712-262-4335

Royal City Clerk Royal IA 302 Main Street 51357 712-933-2421

Spencer City Clerk Spencer IA 418 2nd Avenue West 51301 712-580-7200


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

Clay County Zoning Spencer IA 300 West 4th Street 51301 712-262-8165


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

Everly City Hall Everly IA 202 North Main Street 51338 712-834-2691

Everly Town Hall Everly IA 202 N Main St 51338 712-834-2711

Fostoria City Hall Spencer IA 10 3rd Avenue Southwest 51301 712-262-8930

Peterson City Hall Peterson IA 101 Main Street 51047 712-295-6401