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Building Division


BUILDING DEPARTMENT GENERAL INFORMATION

No Construction Work Which Requires a Permit May Be Started Until a Permit Has Been Issued

Plan Submittal & Review Requirements

Plan reviews will be completed in the order they are submitted. The review process will begin once all paperwork has been submitted and all requirements have been met. Additionally, if there are changes to the plans mid project, we require those updated plans to be submitted and reviewed. The following items are needed in order to review, approve, and process an application.

 

New Construction
Commercial
Residential
Current bond on file - City of Bettendorf bond form Current bond on file - City of Bettendorf bond form
Building Permit Building Permit
(2) Full size set of plans & (1) half size set Digital set of plans (Stamped and Signed*)
Digital set of plans (Stamped and Signed*) Plot Plan
COSESCO Application and Erosion Control Plan COSESCO Application and Erosion Control Plan
Site Plan Survey Certificate
Certification substantiating building meets or exceeds IECC requirements (COMCHECK) Certification substantiating building meets or exceeds IECC requirements (RESCHECK)
* stamped and signed by a designed professional, engineer, or architect registered to practice in the state of Iowa


Remodeling, Alterations, Additions
Commercial Residential
Current bond on file - City of Bettendorf bond form Current bond on file - City of Bettendorf bond form
Building Permit Building Permit
(2) Full size sets of plans and (1) half size set Digital set of plans (Signed and Stamped)
Digital set of plans (Signed and Stamped)  


Contractor Requirements
General Contractor Electrical, Mechanical, & Plumbing Contractors
Current bond on file Plumbing & Mechanical - Contractor License and Master Certification (Iowa Department of Public Health)
  Electrical – Contractor License and Master Certification (State Fire Marshal Division Electrical Bureau)
  Contractor Registration (Iowa Workforce Development)


Homeowner Requirements
Homeowners who live at the home may do their own building / general construction work; electrical work (except for installation of service or panel); replacement of water lines, faucets, and water closets.  They may also replace small portions of their private sidewalks, but may not replace driveway approaches.