City of University Heights, Iowa
University Heights City Hall | 1302 Melrose Avenue, University Heights (Iowa City) 52246 | 319-337-6900

Virginia Miller, Building Zoning Sanitation Chair

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University Heights Inspectors:

HOUSING:
Stan Laverman
stan-laverman@university-heights.org
319-540-8631
BUILDING:
Terry Goerdt
terry-goerdt@university-heights.org
319-330-9806

The City of University Heights has a cap on rental properties.
NO NEW rental permit applications will be accepted.

Rental Housing Information 2018-19

Rental housing ordinances were updated in spring of 2018 Please review all ordinances, but especially numbers 79, 110, 223, 224, and 225.

Rental Property Forms:

University-Heights Rental House Contact Information:

University Heights Guide to a Successful Rental Inspection

Information for Rental and Owner-Occupied Housing:

Building Information:

Building Permits

Fence Information

Ordinance 105 deals with requirements for fences. Here is the first paragraph of the ordinance:

PERMIT REQUIREMENTS:
It shall be unlawful to install or construct or cause to be installed or constructed any fence over six feet (6') in height without obtaining a permit from the University Heights Building Official. All applications for fence permits shall be submitted to the Building Official and shall be accompanied by a sketch or design of the proposed fence and a plot showing the location of the proposed fence.

 

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