City of Shell Rock, Iowa welcomes you to explore our web site.

Welcome to Shell Rock, Iowa On-Line!




 Founded in 1855, Shell Rock, Iowa, is home to bridges that link the town together,

including one that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 Lots are available in the community for new home construction.

Existing affordable homes, available business property,

a quality education system and services such as

high speed Internet make Shell Rock an ideal

place to raise a family or start a business.



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Before doing any additions, fencing, or modifications to your property that affect the structure, you must apply for a zoning permit.  Also, before you dig be sure to call Iowa One Call for locates of the utilities on your property.

Application for Zoning Permit




City Hall
303 S. Cherry Street
Shell Rock, Iowa 50670
(319) 885-6555

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