PERMT Contact


PERMT – Please use the Iowa DNR PERMT website for 24/7 access to make submittals, determine submitted application Iowa DNR review status, and obtain copies of the Department’s official response documents. The Iowa DNR PERMT Website Address: https://programs.iowadnr.gov/permt/.

For Iowa DNR rule clarifications or questions on completing your online permit application, please call the Iowa DNR contacts below on week days between 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Flood Plain / Dam Safety Section
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
502 E 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50319
P 866-849-0321 | F 515-725-8202
Email: floodplain-help@dnr.iowa.gov

Sovereign Lands Section
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
502 E 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50319
P 515-330-6432 | F 515-725-8201

For information on additional specific Iowa DNR permitting activities:
Section 401 Water Quality Certification (USACE 404 Permit)
               515-725-8399
               christine.schwake@dnr.iowa.gov

Recreational Boat Docks     515-725-8479
               https://www.iowadnr.gov/Things-to-Do/Boating/Dock-Permits

Sand and Gravel Permits     515-725-8460
               luke.kramme@dnr.iowa.gov

NFIP Assistance           515-725-8333       or    515-725-8352
               jason.conn@dnr.iowa.gov      ken.bouma@dnr.iowa.gov

Iowa DNR Records Center     515-725-8480
               DNR.Records@dnr.iowa.gov

US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Contact information. (Note that almost the entire state of Iowa is within the Rock Island District.)

Rock Island District
US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District
Attn: Regulatory Branch
Clock Tower Bldg
PO Box 2004
Rock Island, IL 61201
P 309-794-5376 | F 309-794-5190
iowaregulatory@usace.army.mil
http://www.mvr.usace.army

Omaha District
US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Regulatory Office
1616 Capitol Ave Ste 9000
Omaha, NE 68102-9000
P 402-896-0896 | F 402-896-0997
http://www.nwo.usace.army