Building Inspections Division

The Building Inspection Services Division is dedicated to public safety in the building industry through development and promotion of uniform codes and standards, code administration, and acceptance of innovative building products and systems. Building Inspection Services is dedicated to building a safer community through providing complete plan review services of construction projects prior to obtaining a building permit, and performing inspections during the construction process to obtain a Certificate Of Occupancy. The Mason City Housing Code ensures that housing facilities and conditions protect and promote the health, safety and welfare of people who reside in Mason City.

General Department Information Services
Acquire permits and request inspections for building, signs, demolition, encroachment, moving of buildings, plumbing, gas piping, and electrical. Information on obtaining licenses for plumbing & electrical, sign hangar, house mover, landlord, also registering and inspecting rental property.