Rental Licensing & Inspection Fees
|Type of Inspection||
Description of Inspection
|$40.00||Certification of Structural Compliance (CSC)||
New rental property inspection during which additional documentation and inspection work is completed including: Sketch up of basic floor plans to be maintained in property record, establish record of all habitable space (e.g. bedroom count, locations, unfinished areas, etc.), and establish maximum occupancy. After successfully passing CSC Inspection, a Certificate of Structural compliance will be issued. CSC's are transferrable to new owners.
Charged in accordance with inspection and only in years when inspected. Waived if unit has been inspected by City of Dubuque Housing Inspectors for participation in the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) or similar assisted housing programs within the last 2 years.
Charged similarly to the dwelling inspection fee.
|$85.00||Confirmed Complaint Inspection||
Confirmed complaint penalty fee is charged only in cases when the following has occurred: 1 - Tenant has provided written proof of maintenance request to property owner and/or registered agent; 2 - Tenant has allowed acceptable time for property owner/agent to make necessary repairs; 3 - City inspector has verified that the complaint has not been repaired and is a housing code violation.
Re-inspection Penalty Fee
Charged after the 2nd and subsequent re-inspections. Inspectors may waive additional re-inspection charges for repair work that was granted an extension prior to the 1st re-inspection.
|$50.00||No Show Penalty Fee||
Charged if owner has not given a 48 business hour notification to re-schedule appointment for inspection. Owner is allowed only one re-schedule per structure / unit.
|Type of Self-Certification Inspection||Description of Inspection|
|$50.00||Dwelling Units Inspection Cost||Random inspection of 25% of participating units.|
|$20.00||Dwelling Unit Self-Certification Cost||Reduced inspection fee for self-certified units.|
|$30.00||Rooming Unit (SRO) Inspection Cost||Random inspection of 25% of participating units.|
|$15.00||Rooming Unit (SRO) Self-Certification Cost||Reduced inspection fee for self-certified units.|
|Type of Inspection||Description of Inspection|
|$15.00||Fire Department Inspection||Charged in accordance of inspection and only in years when inspected.|