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Zoning Map, Zoning Ordinance, and Planing & Design Ordinance7 documents

  • How to Use the Zoning Ordinance, Planning & Design Ordinance, and Zoning Map
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  • Step-by-Step Overview of Using the Ordinances and Map
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  • City of Des Moines Zoning Map (PDF)
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  • City of Des Moines Show Me My City Map
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    To see Zoning District Layer, toggle on "Des Moines Zoning" basemap near top right (click four-square icon)
  • City of Des Moines Zoning Ordinance (Chapter 134)    (link will begin PDF download)
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    Approved by City Council on December 16, 2019 & Amended on February 10, 2020
  • City of Des Moines Planning & Design Ordinance (Chapter 135)    (link will begin PDF download)
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    Approved by City Council on December 16, 2019 & Amended on February 10, 2020
  • Primary Streets Map
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Plan and Zoning Commission Documents6 documents

  • Pre-Application Conference Request Form
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  • Application Form for Rezoning and Legacy PUD Conceptual Plan Amendments
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  • 2020 Schedule of Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines
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    2020 Schedule of Meeting Dates and Deadlines for Plan & Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, & Historic Preservation Commission
  • Neighborhood Meeting Requirements for any Rezoning or Legacy PUD Conceptual Plan Amendment
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  • Checklist for Amendment to Legacy PUD Conceptual Plan
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  • Right-of-Way Request
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Site Plan Documents3 documents

  • Pre-Application Conference Request Form
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  • Application for Site Plan, Site Plan Amendment or Legacy PUD Development Plan
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  • Zoning-Requirements-To-Develop-Commercial-Property.pdf
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Platting Documents4 documents

  • Pre-Application Conference Request Form
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  • Plat of Survey Preparation Checklist
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  • Preliminary Plat Submittal Review Checklist
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  • Subdivision Ordinance
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Zoning Board of Adjustment Application and Addendums17 documents

  • Application Form for Zoning Board of Adjustment & Appeals Per Chapter 134
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    Application Form for Zoning Board of Adjustment and other Appeals Per City Code Chapter 134
  • 2020 Schedule of Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines
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  • Neighborhood Meeting Requirements for any Conditional Use
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    Policy on neighborhood meeting that is required for any application requesting a Conditional Use approval

Addendums14 documents

  • Addendum A - Type 1 Zoning Exception
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    Addendum A - Type 1 Zoning Exception (Eligible for Administrative Review)
  • Addendum B - Type 2 Zoning Exception
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    Addendum B - Type 2 Zoning Exception
  • Addendum C - Zoning Variance
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    Addendum C - Zoning Variance
  • Addendum D - Floodplain Zoning Variance
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    Addendum D - Floodplain Zoning Variance
  • Addendum E - Request for Reasonable Accommodation
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    Addendum E - Request for Reasonable Accommodation
  • Addendum F - Appeal of Administrative Decision
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    Addendum F - Appeal of Administrative Decision
  • Addendum G - Conditional Use - General
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    Addendum G - Conditional Use - General
  • Addendum H - Conditional Use - Short Term Commercial Rental DRAFT
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    Addendum H - Conditional Use - Short Term Commercial Rental DRAFT
  • Addendum I - Conditional Use - Alcoholic Liquor Wine and Beer Sales
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    Addendum I - Conditional Use - Alcoholic Liquor Wine and Beer Sales
  • Addendum J - Conditional Use - Wireless Telecommunications Facility
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    Addendum J - Conditional Use - Wireless Telecommunications Facility
  • Addendum K - Type 2 Home Occupation
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    Addendum K - Type 2 Home Occupation (Eligible for Administrative Review)
  • Addendum L - Type 3 Home Occupation
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    Addendum L - Type 3 Home Occupation
  • Addendum M - Type 4 Home Occupation
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    Addendum M - Type 4 Home Occupation (NX2a District Only)
  • Addendum N - Temporary Use
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    Addendum N - Temporary Use (Eligible for Administrative Review)

Historic Preservation Commission Documents5 documents

  • Application for Certificate of Appropriateness
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  • Architectural Guidelines for Local Historic Districts - Building Rehabilitation
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  • Architectural Guidelines for Local Historic Districts - New Construction
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  • Fence Guidelines for Local Historic Districts
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  • 2020 Schedule of Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines
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