Winnebago County Permits (Iowa)

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

Buffalo Center City Clerk Buffalo Center IA 201 2nd Avenue Southwest 50424 641-562-2505

Thompson Clerk Thompson IA 167 2nd Avenue 50478 641-584-2785

Winnebago County Clerk Forest IA 126 South Clark Street 50436 641-585-4520


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

Forest City Hall Forest IA 305 North Clark Street 50436 641-585-3574

Lake Mills City Hall Lake Mills IA 105 West Main Street 50450 641-592-3251

Leland City Hall Leland IA 316 Walnut Street 50453 641-567-3330

Rake City Town Hall Buffalo Center IA 101 Grace Street 50424 641-566-3735