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Building Division
The Building Division enforces relevant zoning, building, plumbing, and electrical codes; issues building and occupancy permits; inspects new construction and remodeling; coordinates nuisance code enforcement for the City; serves as liaison with the Fire Department on building, housing, and rental code matters; and negotiates easements and real estate purchases for City Capital Improvements Program projects, the Urban Renewal program, and the Dangerous and Dilapidated (D & D) Building Program.  It provides technical assistance to the new Building Trades Board.   

Building Official Contact Information:
Melvin Duncan
1700 N 4th Ave W
Newton, IA  50208-1926
Phone: 641-792-6622 ext 24
Fax: 641-792-0670

Building Code Editions Adopted

Melvin Duncan
Building Official

1700 N 4th Ave W
Newton, IA  50208-1926

Ph: (641) 792-6622 ext. 24
Fax: (641) 792-0670