Story County Permits (Iowa)

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

Ames Clerk Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5140

Story County Clerk Nevada IA 1315 South B Avenue 50201 515-382-7410

Zearing City Clerk Zearing IA 105 West Main Street 50278 641-487-7477


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

Ames City Hall Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-233-2670

Cambridge City Hall Cambridge IA 204 Water Street 50046 515-220-4541

Collins City Hall Collins IA 212 Main Street 50055 641-385-2205

Colo City Hall Colo IA 209 MAIN St 50056 641-377-2238

Gilbert City Hall Gilbert IA 119 Main Street 50105 515-233-2670

Huxley City Hall Huxley IA 515 North Main Avenue 50124 515-597-2571

Kelley City Hall Kelley IA 1111 Grace St 50134 515-769-2213

Maxwell City Hall Maxwell IA 107 Main Street 50161 515-387-8655

McCallsburg City Hall McCallsburg IA 525 Main Street 50154 515-434-2242

Nevada City Hall Nevada IA 1209 6th Street 50201 515-382-5466

Roland City Hall Roland IA 202 East Ash Street 50236 515-388-4861

Slater City Hall Slater IA 105 Greene Street 50244 515-685-2531

Story City City Hall Story IA 504 Broad Street 50248 515-733-2121

Zearing Town Hall Zearing IA 105 West Main Street 50278 641-487-7477


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

Ames Planning Department Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5400

Nevada Zoning Nevada IA 1209 6th Street 50201 515-382-5466