City Code & Ordinance Information
The City of Fort Madison is a certified local government (CLG) and has had an active Historic Preservation Commission since 1991. While there are currently no mandatory design guidelines for downtown, guidelines have been created to assist potential and current business owners.
Fort Madison Historic Downtown District Boundaries
Below, you may find information on the existing city code and ordinances.
1. First Floor Residence: The City of Fort Madison has strict codes regarding first floor residential units in the downtown historic district.
2. Historic Preservation Commission (Title 2, Chapter 8 )
5. Signs & Awnings (Title 10, Chapter 18)
6. Zoning Map