The City of Rock Rapids has rules and regulations regarding the usage of land and the construction of buildings within the City. Building Permits are required for new construction, additions to existing structures, accessory buildings and installation of fence. Links to fillable forms and the Zoning Ordinance are provided below. Please submit completed forms to the City Office for approval of your project. Call the City Office with questions or visit with Zoning Officer Jim Kille. This will ensure your plans are within the guidelines set forth by the City and that you have the proper permits before beginning construction.
Variance-Special Exception Permit
Link to Zoning Ordinance.