Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Division ensures that all building, mechanical, and plumbing improvements within the City of Fort Dodge are completed in accordance with adopted codes providing for the health, safety, and welfare of Fort Dodge residents and visitors.  The Division also oversees the testing and issuing of contractor licenses.  Through permits, the Division monitors all improvements and inspects ongoing work. 



Codes Adopted by the City of Fort Dodge
2015 International Building Code

2015 International Residential Code

2021 International Mechanical Code

2021 Uniform Plumbing Code

2020 National Electric Code

2021 International Fire Code Effective 6/1/2024

2015 International Property Maintenance

2012 Energy Code

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819 1st Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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  • Phone: (515) 576-4551 x 1004
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    M-F 8am-5pm (closed daily 12-1p)

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