Iowa City Building Department in Iowa, Iowa

Popularity:#1 of 2 Building Departments in Iowa#2 of 4 Building Departments in Johnson County#44 of 71 Building Departments in Iowa#3,482 in Building Departments

Iowa City Building Department Contact Information

Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, and Hours for Iowa City Building Department, a Building Department, at East Washington Street, Iowa IA.

Iowa City Building Department
410 East Washington Street
Iowa, Iowa, 52240
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Iowa City Building Department

The Iowa City Building Department, located in Iowa, Iowa, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Johnson County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Johnson County, Iowa
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Iowa Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Iowa 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.

Iowa Residential Housing Units
 IowaJohnson County
Total Housing Units32,34062,280
Occupied Housing Units29,975 (92.7%)58,163 (93.4%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Buildings
 IowaJohnson County
Single-Family Detached Homes13,124 (43.8%)29,374 (50.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,939 (9.8%)6,779 (11.7%)
2 Apartments1,154 (3.8%)1,463 (2.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,153 (3.8%)2,005 (3.4%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,813 (9.4%)4,233 (7.3%)
10 or More Apartments8,044 (26.8%)11,416 (19.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing748 (2.5%)2,893 (5.0%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 IowaJohnson County
2014 or Later900 (3.0%)1,927 (3.3%)
2010 to 20131,220 (4.1%)3,415 (5.9%)
2000 to 20094,106 (13.7%)10,662 (18.3%)
1980 to 19998,520 (28.4%)17,387 (29.9%)
1960 to 19798,753 (29.2%)14,502 (24.9%)
1940 to 19592,488 (2,488.0%)3,892 (3,892.0%)
1939 or Earlier3,988 (13.3%)6,378 (11.0%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 IowaJohnson County
1 Room795 (2.7%)1,111 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms18,610 (62.1%)36,505 (62.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms10,622 (35.4%)19,144 (32.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms6,899 (23.0%)14,061 (24.2%)
8 or More Rooms6,232 (20.8%)15,341 (26.4%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 IowaJohnson County
No Bedroom930 (3.1%)1,261 (2.2%)
1 Bedroom3,853 (12.9%)5,286 (9.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms18,610 (62.1%)36,505 (62.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,582 (22.0%)15,111 (26.0%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 IowaJohnson County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities29,810 (99.4%)57,959 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities29,507 (98.4%)57,513 (98.9%)