Zoning Enforcement

Zoning enforcement is a complaint-based enforcement program. Residents can contact the Planning Services Department at 563.589.4210 or planning@cityofdubuque.org to inquire into the status of enforcement cases related to the following:

  • Off-street parking / storage of vehicles - on private property
  • Illegal use in a specific zoning district
You must provide a specific address.  You can make complaints anonymously.
 Junk Vehicle
The Police Department enforces the ordinance when vehicles are parked or stored on the street, an alley or public right of way. Complaints regarding a vehicle stored on the street should be directed to the Police Department at 563.589.4415.  

Complaints also can be submitted by clicking here and using the "Contact Us" feature of this website.

Off-Street Parking/Vehicle Storage Brochure (English)