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Welcome to city of Oelwein online portal


Effective November 1, 2022, all Residential ELECTRICAL PERMITS must once again be obtained through the City of Oelwein using the system below.

Commercial electrical permit applicants can go to to apply for permits and request inspections for commercial electrical.

Thank you for visiting our website, through this portal you have access to all of our online services for permitting, planning and zoning, licensing, code enforcement and general requests.  We value your input, if you have any comments or suggestions please email us at 319-283-5862.


Report a Problem

Have you seen blight, weeds, illegal parking or other code enforcement violations in your neighborhood? If so submit an online complaint, and it will be automatically routed to the appropriate department for investigation.