Construction is regulated in Guthrie Center by the Code of Ordinances Zoning Regulations.
Construction includes new construction, additions to existing structures, and structural alterations.
Section 165.24 states that a building permit shall be obtained before any building or structure shall be erected, reconstructed or structurally altered to increase the exterior dimensions, height or floor area, or remodeled to increase the number of dwelling units or accommodate a change in use of the building and/or premises or part thereof.
The fee for obtaining a building permit is $15. The City does not ensure that Building Codes are met.
Zoning Districts in the City of Guthrie Center and regulations are as follows:
- A-2 Limited Agricultural
- R-2 Single Family Residential
- R-3 Mixed Residential
- R-4 Mobile Home Park
- C-1 Highway Commercial
- C-2 General Office and Retail
- C-3 General Commercial
- C-4 Downtown Business Commercial
- M-1 Industrial