Migrant Labor Camp Permit

Department of Public Health


Permit to establish and operate a migrant labor camp.

Code Citation IC 138

Who Applies Any person wishing to operate a migrant labor camp must obtain a permit. Migrant labor camp means a camp that provides housing to seven or more people.

When To Apply The migrant labor camp may not begin operations until application has been made and a permit is issued.

Initial Requirements Application for Permit and Compliance Checklist that includes a camp diagram.

Duration Permit expires one year after the date of issue.

Processing Time A permit application and a request for inspection of the labor camp should be submitted to the Department of Public Health 60 days prior to date of labor camp opening.

Fee Structure No fees.

Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information None.

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Contact Information
April Rhine
Lucas Office Building
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319