Development Services

Effective December 28, 2022, Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. (V&K) will administer the city's building division on an interim basis until further notice . This will include building permits, plan review, inspections, and building code consultation services.  V&K may be reached at 515-850-2980.

Development Services Department

The Development Services Department has a variety of responsibilities all related to the development, improvement, and maintenance of real property in Oskaloosa. Development Services staff oversee:

  • Building permits and inspections
  • Rental housing registration and inspections
  • Land use planning
  • Zoning administration
  • Historic preservation
  • Site plan review
  • Property disposition
  • Annexation

Related to these responsibilities, Development Services staff also provide staff support to the City Council and the following boards and commissions: