LeClaire residents can purchase a building permit for $50 from LeClaire City Hall during normal business hours (8:00am -5:00pm Monday through Friday).
Residents need to purchase a building permit for the following projects on your property:
- Sheds (120 square feet or less)
- Driveway approaches or sidewalks IN City Right of Way (check before you begin)
- Retaining walls
- Swimming pools
- Building Demolition
- Any exterior work (roofing, siding, etc...)
- Solar Panel Installation
- Any exterior construction on your property, etc... will most likely need a permit
The fee for a City of LeClaire "after the fact" building permit increases to $250 and you must stop construction until one is purchased.
COSESCO PERMIT INFORMATION:
If you will be conducting any "land disturbance" excavating, etc..., greater than 900 square feet of ground in size, you are required to obtain a City of LeClaire COSESCO permit in addition to any necessary building permits. COSESCO Permits also cost $50 and increases to $250 "after the fact". COSESCO permits are also purchased at LeClaire City Hall during regular business hours.
It's best to call LeClaire City Hall at 563-289-4242 during normal business hours and ask BEFORE you start any work to see in you need any permits if you are uncertain.