Thursday, November 27, 2014
City Of Marshalltown
Nuisance/Code Enforcement

Code enforcement includes a variety of activities. The City's staff handles a variety of complaints.

The City of Marshalltown has adopted general property maintenance codes effective January 15, 2007. Click here to see a summary of nuisance related codes. Copies of the Marshalltown Municipal Code are available for examination at the City Clerk's Office, Public Library, or Click here to connect to the Code of Ordinances on the City Website.

There are several ways to file a complaint. If you file a complaint please provide us with as much detail as possible.

What we need to know:

  • Property Address
  • Nature of the violation, tall grass, junk vehicle, garbage, etc. Please be specific this helps our staff to quickly identify the possible violation.

How to file a complaint:

  • Call the Code Enforcement Office 641-754-5759 (leave a brief detailed message)
  • File a complaint on-line
  • Submit a written complaint to:
    Code Enforcement Office
    24 N. Center Street
    Marshalltown, IA 50158
  • Stop by the Code Enforcement Office at the Police Department, 22 N. Center Street.


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