Building Permits

See Permits & Fees for common homeowner projects which do and do not require a permit review by the Building Inspections office. 

The City of Waverly enforces minimum building code standards as adopted with exceptions in City Code Section 90.  The City contracts with the Bremer County Building Inspections office for the building inspection and enforcement requirements of building construction in Waverly city limits.

The City of Waverly enforces the following Codes:

  • International Building Code 2012 Edition.
  • International Residential Building Code 2012 Edition.
  • International Plumbing Code 2012 Edition.
  • International Mechanical Code 2012 Edition.
  • International Fire Code 2012 Edition.
  • International Fuel Gas Code 2012 Edition.
  • International Existing Buiding Code 2012 Edition.
  • Natiional Electrical Code 2011 Edition.

For more information about requirements for doing any building, electrical, plumbing or mechanical work and fees associated with the work, contact the Bremer County Inspections Office at (319) 352-0332.

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