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Planning and Zoning


536 Mill St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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Memorial Day to Labor Day
Monday - Thursday
6:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Friday In Office
Appointments Only
7:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holiday Closures

Our Team

Planning & Zoning Manager
Kevin Creamer
Asst. Planning & Zoning Manager
Jeff Skalberg, P.E.
Planning & Zoning Administrator

Planning and Zoning

The Wapello County Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for approving plans, issuing permits, performing inspections, planning, and making zoning recommendations for the unincorporated areas of Wapello County.

Land Use

The unincorporated area of Wapello County is divided into 7 land use areas:

  • A-1 Agricultural
  • A-2 Agricultural/ Rural Residential
  • R-1 Residential
  • C-1 Commercial
  • C-2 Highway Service Commercial
  • I-1 Light Industrial
  • I-2 Heavy Industrial (Airport OverLay)

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