Building Departments in Marshall County, Iowa

There are 2 Building Departments in Marshall County, Iowa, serving a population of 40,476 people in an area of 573 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 20,238 people, and 1 Building Department per 286 square miles.

In Iowa, Marshall County is ranked 23rd of 99 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 10th of 99 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Marshall County Building Departments

Find Marshall County, Iowa building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Marshalltown Building Department 24 North Center Street Marshalltown, IA

Marshalltown Zoning 24 North Center Street Marshalltown, IA

About the Marshall County Building Department

Building Departments in Marshall County, IA are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Marshall County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Marshall County, Iowa building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Marshall County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Marshall County, IA zoning laws and requirements

Marshall County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Marshall County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Marshall County Residential Housing Units
 Marshall CountyIowa
Total Housing Units16,7661,386,722
Occupied Housing Units15,338 (91.5%)1,256,855 (90.6%)
Marshall County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Marshall CountyIowa
Single-Family Detached Homes12,065 (78.7%)936,515 (74.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes213 (1.4%)51,615 (4.1%)
2 Apartments376 (2.5%)26,009 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments869 (5.7%)40,360 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments440 (2.9%)43,379 (3.5%)
10 or More Apartments995 (6.5%)115,549 (9.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing380 (2.5%)43,428 (3.5%)
Marshall County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Marshall CountyIowa
2014 or Later17 (0.1%)20,326 (1.6%)
2010 to 2013101 (0.7%)38,328 (3.0%)
2000 to 20091,039 (6.8%)146,540 (11.7%)
1980 to 19991,839 (12.0%)230,871 (18.4%)
1960 to 19794,705 (30.7%)317,879 (25.3%)
1940 to 19592,694 (2,694.0%)195,266 (195,266.0%)
1939 or Earlier4,943 (32.2%)307,645 (24.5%)
Marshall County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Marshall CountyIowa
1 Room305 (2.0%)14,203 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms10,299 (67.1%)830,419 (66.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms4,977 (32.4%)396,506 (31.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,742 (30.9%)387,800 (30.9%)
8 or More Rooms3,833 (25.0%)346,039 (27.5%)
Marshall County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Marshall CountyIowa
No Bedroom336 (2.2%)16,239 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom1,428 (9.3%)108,716 (8.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms10,299 (67.1%)830,419 (66.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,275 (21.4%)301,481 (24.0%)
Marshall County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Marshall CountyIowa
With Complete Plumbing Facilities15,284 (99.6%)1,253,328 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities15,206 (99.1%)1,245,359 (99.1%)