Frequently Asked Questions
Black Hawk County Maintenance Department.
1. Is this the correct department to obtain a building permit or request an inspection within city limits?
No, Please contact the Building Inspection and Permits office for the city in which you reside.
2. I live in the rural area of Black Hawk County and I have a concern with the roads?
The county contracts with the City of Waterloo for this service for the unincorporated areas of Black Hawk County. Contact them at Waterloo City Hall, 715 Mulberry St. 319-291-3419.
Please call the Black Hawk County Engineer’s Office at 319-833-3008.
3. I need to talk to someone about my parking ticket?
If the ticket is yellow and states “Black Hawk County” you may come to the Black Hawk County Maintenance Department located on the lower level of the Black Hawk County Court House or you may call 319-833-3087.
If the ticket is green, it has been issued by the City of Waterloo, you may go to the City Clerk’s office located at Waterloo City Hall, 715 Mulberry St. or you may call 319-291-3419.