Permit and Development Center


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The City of Des Moines Permit and Development Center is the place to go for construction permits.

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Is your property in our jurisdiction?
Find information about your property by using our Show Me My House tool.

Once you have determined the jurisdiction, confirm the Zoning District and review the Municipal Code Chapter 134 for the specific regulations.

Additional property information:
Permit and Development Center
602 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-283-4200
PDC Administration:
Cody Christensen
cjchristensen@dmgov.org
Building Codes:
Brian Bishop
bdbishop@dmgov.org

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