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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & ZONING



Grant money is now available to Iowa property owners residing in unsewered communities to repair or upgrade their septic systems. Click left for more information!

CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE GRANT APPLICATION


01/05/12: Zoning Map
Monona County Wall Map

Disclaimer: The zoning maps are provided
for informational purposes only and may not reflect all subsequent rezonings.
Please confirm actual zoning for a specific property with the Zoning Administrator.



Future Land Use Maps

2013 Comprehensive Land Use Plan


Monona County Zoning Ordinances:
   

NOTICE TO ALL MONONA COUNTY
RESIDENTS & CONTRACTORS


A BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF MONONA COUNTY FOR ANY NEW CONSTRUCTION, ADDITION, OR WHEN MOVING A BUILDING ONTO YOUR PROPERTY.   

NO CONSTRUCTION IS TO BE STARTED UNTIL PERMIT APPLICATIONS ARE APPROVED.

MONONA COUNTY FLOOD PLAIN PERMITS ARE ALSO REQUIRED FOR ANY CONSTRUCTION IN A FLOOD PLAIN DISTRICT.  IN SOME CASES, PERMITS FROM IDNR & CORPS OF ENGINEERS ARE ALSO REQUIRED. THIS IS NOT A ONE DAY PROCESS - DON'T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE.

**THIS INCLUDES FARMERS - YOU ARE NOT EXEMPT FROM THE FLOOD PLAIN

ALL PRIVATE SEPTIC SYSTEMS, PRIVATE WELLS, GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS REQUIRE A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT - EVEN IF YOU LIVE INSIDE CITY LIMITS.

**CHAPTER 100 SECTION 100.28VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES WILL BE ENFORCED.

TO OBTAIN ANY OF THE ABOVE CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING FEES, CONTACT
THE MONONA COUNTYZONING/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICE IN ONAWA:

  • 712/433-3400 or mocoenvr@mononacounty.org

  • STOP BY THE COURTHOUSE, ONAWA - 2ND FLOOR

  • BELOW UNDER THE PERMITS/APPLICATIONS SECTION

  • CHAPTER 100 - Monona County Zoning Regulations & Zoning Maps, including Flood Plain Districts & Fees are available online.

    NUISANCE COMPLAINTS NEED TO BE ON THE APPROVED FORM AND SIGNED - ANONYMOUS LETTERS WILL NOT BE FOLLOWED UP ON.

    MONONA COUNTY ZONING / ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IS NOW ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER

    **Don't forget to call before you dig – IOWA ONE CALL 800-292-8989**

    or visit http://call811.com for more information!
     
    PERMITS & APPLICATIONS:

    Construction Permit

    Application for Private Water Well

    Septic Permit Instructions & Application



     

    Links to other Zoning/Environmental Forms:


    Septic Systems Information:

    Well Information:


     
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      Environmental Health Links:

     
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      Associations
     

    Sandy Bubke, CEHT, HHS
    Monona County Administrator
    Zoning/Environmental Health
    610 Iowa Avenue, Onawa, Iowa 51040
    Office – 712-433-3400
    Cell – 712-431-6879
    mocoenvr@mononacounty.org


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    Board of Adjustment Members:

    Marvin Hausman
    Term Expires: 12/31/2025

    Nancy McGrain
    Term Expires: 12/31/2024

    Charles Pike
    Term Expires: 12/31/2021

    Lois Wilson
    Term Expires: 12/31/2022

    Angela Lyons
    Term Expires: 12/31/2023


    Meeting date will be the 3rd Monday of each month.
    Application needs to be to the Zoning Office by the 1st of each month.

    CONTRACTOR LISTS:

    Certified Well Driller Contact list


    Septic Contractor Contact List


    Time of Transfer Inspectors


    Certified Radon Measurement Specialists


    Map of Certified Radon Measurement Specialists



    IOWA WELL SURVEYS:

    Spring 2019
    Water Test Results

    Fall 2019
    Water Test Results


    2018 MOSQUITO SURVEYS:

    2018 Mosquito
    Surveillance Report

    (statewide)

    2018 Monona County Results

    2019 Monona County Results


    Zoning & Planning Commission Board Members:

    Patty McCall
    Term Expires: 12/31/2025

    Linda Friis
    Term Expires: 12/31/2022

    James Alexander
    Term Expires: 12/31/2022

    Randy Lamprecht
    Term Expires: 12/31/2023

    Jim Thies
    Term Expires: 12/31/2023

    Zoning Commission Responsibilities