Permit Fees

All Permit Fees are established by resolution of the City Council.

Electrical, Mechanical, and Pluming Permits

Flat rates apply to new residential constructions or remodels, otherwise permits will have a base fee of $25 plus additional costs per project specific item as listed on the Electrical/Mechanical/Plumbing Fee Schedule.

Building Permits

Most permit fees are based on a set valuation per square foot of the object being constructed; as the size of the project increases, the permit fee increases. 

Common flat rate items:

  • Fence............................................................. $20
  • Approach........................................................ $20
  • Sidewalk......................................................... $15
  • Fireplace........................................................ $20
  • Temporary Sign.............................................. $15
  • Above Ground Pools minimum 18” deep:
    • Less than 15ft in any dimension.............. $30
    • More than 15ft in any dimension............. $50

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Contact Us

  1. City of Pleasant Hill Building Department
    5160 Maple Dr., Suite C
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

    Ph: 515-309-9461
    Fx: 515-309-9458
    Email

    Hours of Operation 


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Permit Fees of Standard Deck Sizes

Common Deck Permit Fees

Permit Fees of Standard Shed Sizes

Common Shed permit fees