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Building Division
Overview
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 Building Trades Board.   

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Newton Planning & Zoning
Building Division
1700 N 4th Ave W

Newton, IA 50208

Ph: (641) 792-6622

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mel Duncan
Building Official
meld@newtongov.org
(641) 791-0827 x 24