Building Permits

Building Codes

The City of La Vista has adopted the 2018 I-Codes (PDF), which consists of the following:

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code (2018)
  • National Electric Code (2017)
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Existing Building Code

Permit Forms & Applications

Below are forms available online to download for permit applications. Fee information is below. A list of permits issued, by month, is available for review.

Permit Fees & Payment Processing 

Fee information can be found in the Master Fee Ordinance and Building Department specific fee schedules:

The City of La Vista accepts cash, check, and credit card payments for permit and license renewal fees. If you would like to pay for a permit or other application with a major credit card, download this one-time payment authorization form (PDF), and fax it back to us at 402-593-6445.

Credit card payments can also be completed online once the invoices have been entered into our software. Please call the Community Development Department at (402) 593-6400 to inquire about online payments. The following convenience fees will apply for each transaction:

  • Credit Cards – 3% of transaction with $2 minimum
  • E-Checks – $3 for transactions up to $10,000; $10 for transactions over $10,000

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