How close to a property line am I allowed to build a garage, house, fence, etc?
Setback requirements vary depending upon the zoning classification of a property, the layout of the lot, and the location of the proposed structure. Please call Planning and Zoning (319) 753-8130 to discuss with staff the property and the zoning requirements.

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1. What is Zoning?
2. Do I need a permit to install a fence?
3. How do I find my lot (property) lines?
4. Who do I contact about trash or weeds in my neighborhood?
5. How close to a property line am I allowed to build a garage, house, fence, etc?
6. Who is responsible for maintaining the area between the sidewalk and the street?
7. Can I place gravel for a new driveway?