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Hotel/Motel Licensing

Hotel/Motel Licensing

A Hotel is any building equipped, used or advertised to the public as a place where sleeping accommodations are rented to temporary or transient guests. A license is not transferable or refundable and any change in location or ownership requires a new license.

What types of services are offered through the Scott County Health Department Hotel/Motel Licensing and Enforcement Program?

The Hotel/Motel Licensing and Enforcement Program:

  • issues licenses for hotels and motels
  • allows for routine, unannounced inspections of the premises
  • requires inspections as a result of complaints.

Is there a fee for the service/program?

There is no fee for information about hotel and motel inspections. License fees for the facilities are based on the number of rooms in the hotel or motel.

For information on the Iowa Administrative Code:

Application:

  • New license fees are effective January 1, 2019.  Application is coming soon!

To review the FY17 Food, Hotel, and Vending Programs Year End Report, visit SCHD's Health Data Page at https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/health/data-assessments/health-data.  

News & Notices

Public Meeting to Obtain Input on Proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspections Regulations Notice is given that Scott County will hold a public meeting to obtain input on proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspection regulations. Click title for full notice.
Posted: November 20, 2019
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Our Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report has been posted. https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/…/board-heal…/annual-reports
Posted: October 30, 2019