The Building Department reviews building permits, issues building permits, enforces building codes, and provides guidelines for construction projects within the City.

The City has adopted the following Building Codes:

  • 2021 International Building Code
  • 2021 International Residential Code
  • 2021 International Mechanical Code
  • 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2020 National Electrical Code

Downloadable Content

ADA Accessibility Guidelines

Deck Design Requirements Use the same application as Building Permit

Schedule of Fees


Residential Questions: 

Mike Henry Code Enforcement/ Building Official for the Residentials mechanical  and Electrical permits

Mike Henry
P: 641-342-2377 Extension: 1004

City of Osceola is now accepting online building permitting for Residentials and Commercial Properties at 

Payments can be accepted through the portal now.


Commercial Questions: 

City of Osceola outsources their Commercial inspections and Commercial Trade permits  to Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. out of West Des Moines.

Our inspectors are:

Jason Van Ausdall & Chris Campbell
Phone: 515-850-2980