City of Muscatine, IA
support: 563.262.4141 ext. 164

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Permit & License Applications, Pay Fees, Request Inspections
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Welcome to the City of Muscatine's Community Portal

The Community Portal is here to help with your needs by allowing you to accomplish the following activities at any time from the comfort of your own home or office:

Building & Construction:

Permit Applications – Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Demolition or Signs


Permit Fee Payment

Request Inspections – Cutoff time is 04:00PM for the next available date.

View Inspection Results

Some permit types require supplemental documents/plans, which will be defined during the application process and can be submitted online. To view required permit document submittals or helpful guidelines, click here.

Once all the required supplemental documents and plans have been appropriately submitted the review time for most permit types is approximately 10 business days.



Code Enforcement:

Report a Violation Concern - Nuisance, Property Cleanup/Maintenance, etc.



Planning & Zoning:

Planning & Zoning Commission Applications – Development Plan, Subdivision, Vacation Easement, Vacation Right of Way or Zoning Change


Zoning Board of Adjustment Applications – Conditional Use or Variance Appeal


Application Fee Payment


View Commission or Board Decision Results



Public Works:

Right of Way Permit Applications – Excavation, Sidewalk or Curb Cut


Permit Fee Payment


Request Inspections – Cutoff time is 05:00PM for the next available date.


View Inspection Results


On-Street Disabled Parking License Application – New or Renewal



Rental Housing:

Rental Facility License Application – New, Ownership Change or Renewal


License Fee Payment


Request Rental Housing Inspections – Cutoff time is at least 5 days prior to the requested date so if you need an inspection scheduled within that 5 day timeframe, please call the office.


View Rental Housing Inspection Results


Report a Rental Housing Concern


The Community Development and Housing office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00AM-5:00PM. Please note the office closes daily from 12:00PM-1:00PM for lunch.


Other services