Newton Planning and Zoning Department in Newton, Iowa

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Newton Planning and Zoning Department Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Newton Planning and Zoning Department, a Building Department, at North 4th Avenue West, Newton IA.

Newton Planning and Zoning Department
1700 North 4th Avenue West
Newton, Iowa, 50208

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About the Newton Planning and Zoning Department

The Newton Planning and Zoning Department, located in Newton, 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:
  • Jasper County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Jasper County, Iowa
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Newton Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Newton 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.

Newton Residential Housing Units
 NewtonJasper County
Total Housing Units7,37516,264
Occupied Housing Units6,366 (86.3%)14,548 (89.4%)
Newton Occupied Residential Buildings
 NewtonJasper County
Single-Family Detached Homes4,763 (74.8%)11,664 (80.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes180 (2.8%)334 (2.3%)
2 Apartments149 (2.3%)198 (1.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments298 (4.7%)474 (3.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments87 (1.4%)224 (1.5%)
10 or More Apartments828 (13.0%)936 (6.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing61 (1.0%)718 (4.9%)
Newton Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 NewtonJasper County
2014 or Later34 (0.5%)80 (0.5%)
2010 to 201318 (0.3%)187 (1.3%)
2000 to 2009340 (5.3%)1,275 (8.8%)
1980 to 19991,004 (15.8%)2,703 (18.6%)
1960 to 19791,745 (27.4%)3,908 (26.9%)
1940 to 19591,778 (1,778.0%)2,762 (2,762.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,447 (22.7%)3,633 (25.0%)
Newton Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 NewtonJasper County
1 Room78 (1.2%)96 (0.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms4,427 (69.5%)10,046 (69.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,902 (45.6%)5,454 (37.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,802 (28.3%)4,742 (32.6%)
8 or More Rooms967 (15.2%)3,311 (22.8%)
Newton Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 NewtonJasper County
No Bedroom78 (1.2%)104 (0.7%)
1 Bedroom825 (13.0%)1,171 (8.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms4,427 (69.5%)10,046 (69.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,036 (16.3%)3,227 (22.2%)
Newton Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 NewtonJasper County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities6,355 (99.8%)14,532 (99.9%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities6,263 (98.4%)14,368 (98.8%)