Marion County Permits (Iowa)

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

Marion County Clerk Knoxville IA 214 East Main Street 50138 641-828-2207


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

Bussey City Hall Bussey IA 313 5th Street 50044 641-944-5532

Knoxville City Hall Knoxville IA 305 South 3rd Street 50138 641-828-0550

Melcher Dallas City Hall Melcher-Dallas IA 305 South Main Street 50163 641-947-6501

Pella City Hall Pella IA 825 Broadway Street 50219 641-628-4173

Pleasantville City Hall Pleasantville IA 108 W Jackson St 50225 515-848-3316


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

Knoxville Zoning Knoxville IA 305 S 3rd St 50138 641-828-0552

Marion County Zoning Knoxville IA 214 East Main Street 50138 641-828-2243