Building New Home

The following forms, required information and fees must be received by the Building Department before any work can begin on your project. The review process takes approximately one week following the submittal of all documentation required.

For questions on the following forms or process, please contact the building department at 515.981.9530.

Other Information REQUIRED to Accompany Permit
  • Site Plan - showing placement of house on lot and all set backs
  • Energy Information
  • SWPPP Site Plan - showing all storm water controls on lot
  • Detailed Building Plans (one hard copy 11/17 or one electronic copy)
Submit applications and supporting documentation
City of Norwalk
Attn: Building Department
705 North Ave
Norwalk, IA 50211

E-mail: Building Department

Fax: 515.981.4305

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Forms4 documents

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Annexations2 documents

  • Agenda Statement Bedwell Annexation.pdf
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