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Vacant Building License Application

  1. Please complete this form in its entirety. The annual licensing fee for a vacant building is $350.00, which will be invoiced when this application is processed. The license will not be issued or considered valid until the fee is paid in full.

  2. Property Owner Information

  3. I will be the primary contact, responsible for all property management and license maintenance business.*

  4. **If you live more than 50 miles outside of Dubuque's city limits, a designated local agent is required to be on file for any immediate property maintenance issues. Please complete the form linked to the right.**

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  5. Vacant Building Information

  6. (MM/DD/YYYY)

  7. By signing below, I acknowledge that all information provided is accurate to the best of my knowledge and I am hereby applying for a Vacant Building License for the above-described property. I understand that I am responsible for paying all associated fees, submitting to a minimum of one annual full inspection and quarterly exterior inspections, and maintaining compliance with applicable City Codes for the above-described property.

  8. Please read this information carefully:

    Property owners must notify the Housing Department Permits Clerk within five (5) days of any change of agent or ownership and within thirty (30) days for any change in contact information, including phone number and mailing address. Licensing fees will be invoiced following the receipt of this application. Please contact the Housing & Community Development Department with any questions at (563)589-4231 or housing@cityofdubuque.org.

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