Apply For Licenses and Permits

Building Permit

If you need a building permit, click here to download one: Building Permit Application; Once completed, return the application to the City Offices with a drawing of proposed building or addition.

You can now fill and submit your building permit online, click here to start: Online Building Permit Application, once submitted please email your proposed building or addition drawing to city staff at city@cityofhawarden.com

A Digging Permit from Iowa One Call

To reach Iowa One call, call 811 or 1800-292-8989 from any phone to give them your information. If you are doing the digging yourself, it is your responsibility to call Iowa One Call for a digging permit. If you have a contractor doing the work for you, it is their responsibility to call Iowa One Call. Digging permits have a 48 hr. waiting period once they’re called in (to give all businesses time to locate their lines).

Garbage Service

For residential garbage service information, call the City Offices at 551.2565.

Telephone/Cable/Internet Service

To set up telephone, cable and/or internet service through HiTec (Hawarden’s city-owned service),
contact City Offices at 712.551.2565

Utility Service

Utility Rates
Utility Application 

To sign up for, or inquire about, utilities please either visit the City Offices, 1150 Central Ave, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday or call 712.551.2565.

 

Additional Permits and Licenses

Alcohol/Beer/Liquor Information is available by calling Iowa Alcohol Beverage Division at 1-866-469-2223 or 515-281-7400,
Filing must be done online with the Alcohol-Beverage Division, abd.iowa.gov

Bonfires/Open Burning

No permits required. Must obey specifications. Info is available at Hawarden City Offices.

Solicitor’s License

This license must be applied for at Hawarden City Offices between 7:30 am & 4:30 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Tobacco/Cigarette License

This license must be applied for at Hawarden City Offices between 7:30 am & 4:30 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Electrical Contractor’s License

Inquire with the State of Iowa. (Link to Site)

Mechanical Contractor’s License

Inquire with the State of Iowa. (Link to Site)

Plumbing Contractor’s License

Inquire with the State of Iowa. (Link to Site)

 

Directions to City Offices

City Offices
1150 Central Ave
Hawarden, IA  51023
712.551.2565

 

Boards and Commissions

Visit Hawarden City Offices for information on applying to serve on Boards and Commissions. Click here for: Elected & Appointed Boards

 

Library Card

Click here to apply for a library card.