Licenses & Permits

TypeDepartment
Building Permit
Community Development - Building
Burning Permit
Fire Department
Commercial Building Inspection Registration
Fire Department
Electrical Permit
Community Development - Building
Fence PermitCommunity Development - Planning & Zoning
Mobile Food Unit License (Food Truck Owner)Fire Department > Learn more about the Mobile Food Unit requirements in the City of Newton
Mobile Food Unit Premise Permit (Property Owner)
Fire Department > Learn more about the Mobile Food Unit requirements in the City of Newton
Liquor License
City Hall - Administration
Mechanical Permit
Community Development - Building
Peddlers/Solicitors Permit
City Hall - Administration
Pet License
Police Department
Planning & Zoning Applications
This includes the following:
  • Alley Vacation
  • Fence Permit
  • Final Plat
  • Flood Plain Development Application/Permit
  • Home Occupation
  • Minor Subdivision
  • Plat of Survey
  • Site Plan
  • Pre-Application Subdivision Conference
  • Preliminary Plat
  • Rezoning
  • Right-of-Way Vacation
  • Variance
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendment
Community Development - Planning & Zoning
Plumbing Permit
Community Development - Building
Rental Permit
Community Development - Planning & Zoning
Right-of-Way Construction PermitCommunity Services - Engineering
Sign Permit
Community Development - Planning & Zoning
Special Event ApplicationFire Department
Street Closure > Block Party
City Hall - Administration > View the City of Newton’s Street Closing Policy
Street Closure > Construction or Utility Work
Public Works > View the City of Newton’s Street Closing Policy
Street Closure > ParadeCity Hall - Administration > View the City of Newton’s Street Closing Policy