The City reviews all annexation requests to ensure the land being annexed into the City of Cedar Rapids meets the City's goals for growth, and that public services are available to the area. All territory annexed into the City of Cedar Rapids is assigned a zone district classification within ninety (90) days after annexation. Annexations are approved by the City Council and the State of Iowa.
The City of Cedar Rapids encourages customers to use the new Citizen Access Portal site so that City staff can accept, review and approve land development plans electronically, saving you time and money.
Citizen Access Portal
Application for Voluntary Annexation