Code Enforcement


  • Issuing building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits
  • Inspections of above stated permit activities
  • Enforcement of city and municipal codes
  • Conducting rental housing inspections

Mission Statement

The mission of the Code Enforcement Department is to serve the citizens of the City of Charles City by ensuring compliance of all adopted City codes. Fair, equitable, and unbiased inspections/investigations will be our highest priority when it comes to maintaining standards for safe living and business operations, thereby protecting property, owner's rights, and the quality of life for all of America's Hometown residents.