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Building Department

Building & Zoning Permits



Building Inspector

557 N. 4th Street, P.O. Box 191

David City, NE 68632

Office Phone Number: 402-367-3135

Cell Phone Number:


If you have any questions in regard to building permits - Please Call and Ask.


Frequently Asked Questions PDF

Frequently Asked Questions: Do I need a building permit for?

  • Installing a fence - Yes
  • Building a shed - Yes
  • Installing a sidewalk - Yes
  • Replacing shingles only - No
  • Replacement of Roof - Yes
  • Building a garage - Yes
  • Adding siding - No

A permit is required on anything that will add to the dimensions of the existing structure.

Building Permits Applications are required for building alterations or changes.

Building Permits are required for any new construction which includes: garages, buildings, sheds, additions, new sidewalks or driveways.

A fee is charged based on the project. 

Inquire at the City office before beginning any projects

A permit is required prior to beginning the project.



When to call - Stages of Construction

How to determine if you need a licensed architect or professional engineer?


Building Permits are available at the City Office (557 N. 4th Street, David City, NE 68632) and can be emailed upon request.


Zoning Ordinance - Updated 1-13-21


Subdivision Regulations - Updated 5-8-19


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