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Permit and Development Center

Permit fees can now be paid online: https://paybills.dsm.city/

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

Address
602 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309

Department Contacts
PDC Administration: Cody Christensen   cjchristensen@dmgov.org
Zoning Enforcement: SuAnn Donovan    smdonovan@dmgov.org
Building Codes: Brian Bishop                       bdbishop@dmgov.org