Permit Applications & Guidelines

Submit Applications Via Email

Email Building Permit Applications and Plan Documents
Note: Building permit applications and plan documents should be in PDF format and may be limited in size 

For Plumbing, Electrical or Mechanical permits please visit the Electrical, Mechanical & Plumbing page.

Ankeny One Stop Online Portal: Submit, Track and Pay for Permits Online

  • Applications can be submitted via the City of Ankeny Permit Web Portal. The Portal allows you to submit, track and pay for permits online. Future ability to schedule inspections will also be provided. If you are a contractor please contact the staff for a registration code.
  • Sign permits are now available to submit via the Web Portal.

Before you begin a project, it is important that you become familiar with all the City of Ankeny building and zoning regulations that apply to your project. 




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