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Permit and Development Center

Permit fees can now be paid online:

The Permit and Development Center is closed due to COVID-19.
  • All permits, payments, and inspections continue to be processed. 
  • Please email with any questions.

Residential Building Permit Applications

Commercial Building Permit Applications

Trades Permit Applications

Sidewalk/Drive Approach, Right of Way, Grading Permit Applications

Floodplain Development Applications

Permit Extension & Cancellation/Refund Requests

Tax Abatement Applications

Temporary Event Use Permit Application

Permit Fee Calculators

Archive Permit Research Requests

602 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309

Department Contacts
PDC Administration: Cody Christensen
Zoning Enforcement: SuAnn Donovan
Building Codes: Brian Bishop