Building Permit Forms

    Below are the building and trade related application forms. Included in this form list are also the covenants for certain neighborhoods within the City of Van Meter as well as the City’s Tax Abatement Application. All new construction and remodel projects may qualify for tax abatement if the project increases the assessed value of the property by a minimum of 15% and the project is located within the City's Urban Revitalization Area or a plat eligible for tax abatement. Additional information about the City’s tax abatement program can be viewed in the City’s Urban Revitalization Plan found here. All inspections are performed by Safe Building - 515-333-4161. Applications can be submitted to City Hall at info@vanmeteria.gov 
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    Building Permit Application PDF
    Trade Permit PDF
    Inspection Procedures PDF
    Cold Weather Concrete Policy PDF
    Tax Abatement Application PDF
    Whispering Pines Covenants PDF
    Crestview Covenants PDF
    Hickory Lodge Covenants Plat 5 PDF
    Shed Requirements PDF
    Board of Adjustment Appeal PDF