Building & Planning

Building Official Responsibilities

The Building Official oversees the Building Department, planning and zoning operations, rental housing program, and energy efficiency programs. 

Building Department

The Building Department ensures that new and remodel construction of residential and commercial buildings complies with the adopted building codes through plan review and on-site inspections.

Planning & Zoning

Planning and Zoning administers and coordinates with city land-use policies, regulations and other legislation to ensure developments are consistent with the city’s standards, policies and plans that enhance the quality and character of the community.

Rental Housing Program

The Rental Housing Program helps ensure decent, safe, sanitary housing for the rental residents of Sioux Center. The program sets minimum standards and works with property owners through ongoing inspections for all rental housing units in Sioux Center to maintain an acceptable standard of living.


Energy Efficiency

The Building Official also serves as the energy efficiency coordinator by initiating continuous energy efficiency programs and coordinating rebates.