Permit Applications & Inspections

Building Permits    
Permit                                          Application                         Reference Documents                        
Single Family/Townhome  Application   
Commercial Building Application  
Sign Permit Application  
Basement Finish & Additions Application Requirements
Pool/Hot Tub Permit Application  
Garage Application  
Deck Application Requirements
Shed Application Requirements
Fence Application Requirements
Sidewalk/Approach Application  
Fire Alarm/Sprinkler Application  
Driveway Not required Requirements
     
Trade Permits    
Permit Application Reference Documents
Electrical Application  
Plumbing Application  
Mechanical Application  
     
Utility Permits    
Permit Application Reference Documents 
Metro Area Right of Way Application  
     
Board Meeting Permits    
Permit Application Reference Documents
Board of Adjustment  Application  
Site Development Application  
Platting & Construction Plan Application  
     
Citywide Permits    
Permit  Application  Reference Documents
Peddlers Application  Background Check


Submit applications to: rgreving@grimesiowa.gov

Inspections 
To schedule an inspection, please call the Development Services office at 515.986.4050. 
Inspections must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. 

Please provide all of the following information when scheduling appointments: 
Contractor, Contact, Phone Number, Location/Address, Type of inspection

Required inspections:
Footings
Foundation
Storm Sewer/Water
Groundwork
Sheer Wall
Framing/Electrical/Mechanical Rough In- All at once unless commercial or meter release/service
Sidewalk
Approach
Final Inspection
Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Acceptance Testing (can be scheduled alone or at final)
Pre-construction walk through on remodels and additions

Building Inspectors: 

Scott Clyce
Building Division Administrator

Email | sclyce@grimesiowa.gov
Office | 515.986.4050
Cell | 515.402.3588

 

Additional Information

 

Water Quality Protection Information for Businesses
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
SPPP Checklist Residential
SPPP Checklist Commercial
Metro Cold Weather Concrete Policy
Carbon Monoxide Alarms