Building Code and Inspections

Building Inspections

Separate permits are required for Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, and septic & well and need to be submitted with the building permit application before permits are issued. Note: For Electrical permitting and required inspections contact the State of Iowa at

For questions or concerns related to building inspections, rental inspections, and code compliance, please contact Greg Swanson. As the City of Decorah’s Building Inspector/ Code Enforcement Officer, Greg takes care of all city related building inspections and compliance.

Contact Info

Greg Swanson

(563) 382-3651

(507) 412-7641