Story County Building Departments (Iowa)

Search for Story County, IA building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Story County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Story County, Iowa. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Story County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Story County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Ames Planning Department Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5400

Nevada Zoning Nevada IA 1209 6th Street 50201 515-382-5466


Story County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Story County, IA including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Story County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Ames Assessor Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5370

Story County Assessor's Office Nevada IA 900 6th Street 50201 515-382-7320


Story County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in IA. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Story County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Story County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Ames City Treasurer Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5119

Story County Treasurer's Office Nevada IA 900 6th Street 50201 515-382-7330