Delaware County, Iowa information on zoning, building permits, septic and well permits.


  Delaware County, Iowa -

While Delaware County currently does not have any zoning ordinances, city requirements may extend two (2) miles beyond the corporate limits.

Building permits currently are not required in rural areas of Delaware County. You should check to see if there are city requirements that extend beyond the corporate limits.

Delaware County does require septic and well permits. More information with regard to these types of permits can be found on the Water & Sanitation page.

Driveway permits are required for a new entrance to a rural lot or acreage.  Also any work within the right of way does require a permit from the Delaware County Secondary Road Department.  Click here to email a request to the Secondary Road Department.

Guide to Rural Living in Delaware County, Iowa
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