Health & Housing

Rental Housing Inspections

All properly registered rental properties in the City of Muscatine with units more than 5 years old must be inspected every 3 years for compliance with the Housing Code.

Type of Inspection Inspection Fee
Triennial Inspection $90 per unit
Re-inspection above the initial re-inspection
$60 per unit
3rd Re-inspection $120 per unit
 No-Show Appointments
 $60 per unit

Rental Property Registration

Each individual rental property must have a separate rental registration form on file with the City of Muscatine per Chapter 5, Section 4 (Registration and Inspections of Rental Properties) of Title 8 of the City Code.

Change in Ownership / Management

Please notify the Community Development Department at 563.262.4141 of any change in ownership or management.

Housing Code

The purpose of Muscatine's Housing Code is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating and controlling the use, occupancy, and maintenance of all residential buildings and related structures within the city.