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Building Services
City Services Center
500 15th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Phone: 319-286-5831
Fax: 319-286-5830


Monday - Friday
7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Payments not accepted after 4:00 p.m.

Welcome to Building Services
Serving the community through life safety codes and standards.

Meet Kevin Ciabatti, Building Services Director 

The Building Services Department serves the Construction Trades, Rental Housing, and Nuisance Abatement / Zoning Enforcement divisions.

If you wish to schedule an inspection in the Public Right-of-Way (sidewalks, approaches, etc.), please contact the Public Works Right of Way Dept at 319-286-5777 or rightofwaypermit@cedar-rapids.org.

Parties interested in obtaining a permit for a new single family, new duplex, sign, fence, deck, community gardens/urban agriculture, and chickens or to find out what your property is zoned are encouraged to contact the Zoning Department in Development Services at 319-286-5836 or zoning@cedar-rapids.org.

Please contact Development Services at 319-286-5780 for the following:
  • Annexations
  • Conditional Uses
  • New Commercial Construction and Remodels
  • New Subdivision Infrastructure Review
  • Plan Review (Commercial)
  • Plats
  • Rezonings/Future Land Use Map Amendments
  • Site Development Plans

Information regarding housing grants, Section 8, Leased Housing, etc. can be found by contacting Housing Programs in the Community Development Department.

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