Code Enforcement


The goal of the City of Waterloo Code Enforcement program is to encourage private owners to maintain their properties. Code enforcement is the city government’s power to encourage compliance and act to minimize harm when property owners fail to comply.

Abate Nuisance Properties
Nuisance is a legal term for a condition or use of a property that endangers life, health or safety or interferes with neighbors’ use or enjoyment
  • Order to abate civil and criminal penalties

Contact Information:
626 Mulberry St.
Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: (319) 291-3820
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm


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How can I make sure my property is in compliance?

How do I report a property or violation?

How much time do I have to clear my sidewalk of snow and ice after it has snowed?

How tall can my lawn be before I am in violation?

What is the length of time I can park my vehicle out on the city street before it needs to be moved?

How do I know if I have a code violation on my property?

How Do I contact Code Enforcement?