Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement department encourages landlords, tenants, and homeowners to maintain their properties. Their efforts reduce blight and enhance the appearance of neighborhoods throughout the city.

Abate Nuisance Properties
Nuisance is a legal term for a condition or use of a property that endangers life, health or safety or interferes with neighbors’ use or enjoyment
  • Order to abate civil and criminal penalties

Contact Information:
626 Mulberry St.
Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: (319) 291-3820
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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How can I make sure my property is in compliance?

Can I plant native plants on my private property?

How do I report a property or violation?

How much time do I have to clear my sidewalk of snow and ice after it has snowed?

How tall can my lawn be before I am in violation?

What is the length of time I can park my vehicle out on the city street before it needs to be moved?

How do I know if I have a code violation on my property?

How Do I contact Code Enforcement?

Can I report a Code Enforcement Problem online?