Resources and Documents

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Economic Development Process and Policies

General Business Resources


Permits for Building and Business

Information on the following topics can be found on the Permits, Licenses, and Plans Page.

  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Construction Trade Licenses
  • Design Review
  • Rezoning
  • Site Plan Approval
  • Special Exceptions
  • Zoning

Tax Increment Financing

  • TIF PowerPoint (updated 2018) - An informative slide show about Tax Increment Financing - what it is, how it works, Iowa City's uses, TIF in Johnson County
  • TIF District Map (updated April, 2018)

Urban Renewal Areas

Visit this folder to view Iowa City's Urban Renewal Areas.

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