Building Division

Core Functions

The Building Division is primarily responsible for the following functions:

  • Building plan review
  • Building inspections
  • Code administration for building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits
  • Permit and inspection services for Alburnett, Bertram, Center Point, Ely, Lisbon, Mount Vernon, Springville, and unincorporated Linn County

Apply Online - Permit Applications

  • Online applications are available to homeowners and contractors for building, electrical, mechanical & plumbing permits.    
  • For further assistance, step by step instructions are available for contractors and for homeowners.
  • A web pin is required for contractors to create an account. To obtain your web pin, contact our office at 319-892-5130.
  • Calculate permit fees.    

Permit Search & Inspection Requests

If you have any questions, please contact Planning & Development at 319-892-5130.

Permit Applications