Permits & Applications
NOTE: No permit is needed for residential re-roofing. However, ice barrier underlayment is required by local amendment.
Building Permits are processed by the Development Services Department. Applications may be submitted at Waukee City Hall. The City of Waukee has adopted the 2018 International Building Code and the 2020 National Electrical Code. Residential and commercial permit fees are calculated and builders are notified of permit costs upon issuance. Permit fee calculator spreadsheets are available to aid in estimating permit fees. For more information, view Waukee Municipal Codes & Ordinances related to Building Code Regulations (PDF) and Zoning.
Rental Property License and Inspection Forms
The City of Waukee’s Rental Inspection Program is required pursuant to Chapter 364.17 of the Iowa Code. The purpose of this code is to ensure property owners, their agents and others who rent out residential dwellings/sleeping units, meet their responsibilities with respect to safety of the premises. Annual inspections are required for all rental property units in Waukee with the exception of those with Certificates of Occupancy less than two years old.
|Rental Housing Inspection Certificate (Required)||Online Formor Printable PDF||Inspection Fee Calculator|
|Desigated Agent Registration Form (Required if using an agent)||Online FormorPrintable PDF|
|Rental Inspection Appeal Request Form (As needed)||Online FormorPrintable PDF|
|Rental Housing Complaint Form (For tenants)||Online Formor Printable PDF||Complaint Brochure|
Sidewalk and Utility Applications
Sidewalk and Utility Permits are handled by the Waukee Public Works department. Applications may be submitted at the Waukee Public Works building.
|Application||Required Application||Reference Documents|
Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance
|COSESCO Application and Checklist (PDF)|
|Gas Rebate Program||Gas Rebate Program|
|Natural Gas Main Extension||Natural Gas Main Extension Agreement (PDF)|
|Utility Permit||Utility Permit||Small Wireless Facility Policy|
Small Wireless Facility Design Guidelines
|Sidewalk/Approach||Sidewalk/Approach Permit||Installation Design Standards|
|Oversize - Overweight Permit||Oversize-Overweight Permit|
Citywide Permit Applications
Citywide permit applications are handled by the city clerk. Permit applications may be submitted online. Deposits and fees may be paid by cash or check made payable to City of Waukee at Waukee City Hall.
|Block Party Permit Application||Block Party Permit Application|
|Fireworks Display Application||Fireworks Display Application|
|Peddlers Permit Application||Peddlers Permit Information and Application|
|Special Event Application||Special Event Application|
The City of Waukee has two types of animal-related permits/licenses.
|Permit/License Type||Required Application and Information|
|Dog and Cat Pet License||Annual License|
|Urban Chickens (Hens) Permit||Annual Permit|