City Permits, Forms & Ordinances

The City of De Soto requires building permits for building erection construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, conversion, demolition, as well as for mechanical, and all plumbing work. This would include most remodeling projects – as well as new construction.

Choose from below to obtain the correct building permit application form – the applications are to be filed with City Hall. Upon approval of the permit the applicant will be notified of the appropriate fee based upon the type of construction, size, and other variables.

Send permit applications via email to citycleark@desoto-ia.org

Permits
Building Permit (Building, Fence, Shed, Deck, Pool, or Other)
Trade Permit (Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical)
Sign Permit


Forms
Board of Adjustment Form
Chicken and Fowl Ownership Form
Official Zoning Map
Petition for Zoning
Rental Inspection Checklist
Rezoning Form
Information Required for Site Plan Approval
Site Plan Requirements
Suggested Procedures for Rezoning Property


Ordinances
2021 City of De Soto Code of Ordinances
2021 City of De Soto Ordinances Index
2021 City of De Soto Ordinances – Table of Contents
2021 City of De Soto Ordinances – Table of Contents – General Code Provisions
2021 City of De Soto Ordinances – Police Compendium
2021 City of De Soto Ordinances – Supplement Record
2021 City of De Soto Ordinances – Appendix to Code of Ordinances
2021 City of De Soto Ordinances – Rental Inspection Ordinance