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Building & Planning

Posted on: March 30, 2016

[ARCHIVED] A Message from the Building & Planning Department

The city of Grinnell Building & Planning department reminds residents & business owners to obtain a permit before starting most building improvement projects. Permits are required for roofing, siding, building additions, accessory buildings, fences, and more. Permits are not needed for the following:

  • Nonstructural alterations not exceeding $500.00
  • Paneling
  • Cabinet Replacements
  • Door and Window Replacements; if replaced with an equal size
  • Storm window replacement
  • Screen Replacement
  • Railing Replacement
  • Repairs of Porches
  • Ordinary Maintenance work
  • Painting and floor coverings

Call 641-236-2600 or see our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

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