Lee County Permits (Iowa)

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

Lee County Clerk Fort Madison IA 701 Avenue F 52627 319-372-3523


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

Donnellson City Hall Donnellson IA 500 North Oak Street 52625 319-835-5714

Fort Madison City Hall Fort Madison IA 811 Avenue E 52627 319-372-7700

Montrose City Hall Montrose IA 102 South 2nd Street 52639 319-463-5533

West Point City Hall West Point IA 313 5th Street 52656 319-837-6313


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

Keokuk Planning Department Keokuk IA 415 Blondeau Street 52632 319-524-2050