Effective April 18, 2013, the City of Windsor Heights will no longer be issuing electrical permits for both residential and commercial.

The State of Iowa Electrical Examining Board has approved the City’s request to provide electrical inspections at the state level. The State of Iowa will conduct electrical inspections in accordance with standards established pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 103 (2009).

Permits can be applied for online at iowaelectrical.gov. More information can also be found at this website. If there are any questions about this process you can contact them at the following:

Permits & Inspections

Phone: 515-725-6147 or 1-866-923-1082 (in-state only)

Fax: 515-725-6151

Email: einspinfo@dps.state.ia.us

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 515-279-3662 


Fee Schedule

Permit Applications:

Building Permit Application
Commercial Mechanical Permit Application
Commercial Plumbing Permit Application
Conditional Use Permit Application
Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Control Permit
Demolition Permit
Driveway/Sidewalk Permit Application
Economic Development Program Application
Home Based Business Registration Form
Registration for State Of Iowa Licenses Application
Residential Mechanical and Plumbing Permit Application
Rezoning Application
Right-of-Way Permit
Sign Permit Application
Site Plan Review Application
Temporary Structure Permit (Commercial)
Temporary Structure Permit (Residential)
Temporary Use Permit
Variance Application
Zoning Compliance- Accessory Structures
Zoning Appeal 


Police Department Applications:

If you have any questions regarding police applications, please call 515-279-3662.

Block Party Form
Noise Permit Application
Solicitors, Peddlers, and Transient Merchants Application
2017 Pet License Application

Changes to the Iowa One Call Law Beginning July 1, 2014

Below is a link to the Iowa One Call website, the information is about the new One Call law for Iowa.  The site explains the changes along with an Frequently Asked Question section.  Also you will find Ben Booth’s contact information to help answer any additional questions you might have.

Please click on the link provided below to access the Iowa One Call Webpage that contains important information about CHANGES IN THE LAW, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2014.  The documents provided via the aforementioned IOC Webpage will provide an explanation of the new laws (Chapter 480, Iowa Code – “”the Iowa One Call Law”) that become effective July 1, 2014.  http://www.iowaonecall.com/changes-to-the-iowa-one-call-law


For more information please contact  Zoning Administrator at 515-279-3662