Subdivisions

All new subdivisions in the City of Marshalltown and within 2 miles of the city limits must go through the Subdivision process with the City. The Subdivision process is approximately a three month process, not including the time spent between the developer and their engineer.

  • Step 1 Submit Preliminary Subdivision Plat to Zoning Office for Development Review.
  • Step 2 Attend a Development Review Meeting to discuss staff comments on Preliminary Plat.
  • Step 3 Submit revised (if applicable) Preliminary Plat to Zoning Office.
  • Step 4 Attend a Plan and Zoning Commission meeting for review and recommendation to the City Council.
  • Step 5 Attend a City Council meeting for final review and decision regarding the Preliminary Plat.
  • Step 6 Submit Final Subdivision Plat to Zoning Office for Development Review.
  • Step 7 Attend a Development Review meeting to discuss staff comments on Final Plat.
  • Step 8 Submit revised (if applicable) Final Plat to Zoning Office.
  • Step 9 Attend a Plan and Zoning Commission meeting for review and recommendation to the City Council.
  • Step 10 Submit all applicable and required legal documentation to the Zoning Office.
  • Step 11 Attend a Council Council meeting for final review and decision regarding the Final Plat.
  • Step 12 Final Plat will be recorded with the Office of the County Recorder at the Courthouse.

A copy of the Land Subdivision Regulations (PDF) is available to download, or contact the Zoning Office for more specific information regarding the process and upcoming meeting times and dates.