Neighborhood Associations

The City of Des Moines currently has 52 areas of the city that have recognized neighborhood associations. These groups of volunteers work to make their neighborhood and our city as a whole a better place to live.
Des Moines Neighborhoods Map

Your neighborhood association is the best place to reach out for information and help specific to your immediate neighborhood.

Neighborhood Toolkit

Neighborhood Toolkit

This toolkit was created to help Des Moines neighborhood leaders and community members easily find the information and municipal services they're looking for.


Community Groups

These community groups work alongside the City’s recognized neighborhood associations to support specific projects, conduct outreach, and further advocate for civic improvements.

Neighborhood Plans

Neighborhood planning is performed by the Development Services Department. Learn More

Neighborhood Revitalization

The Neighborhood Revitalization projects are completed in partnership with Invest DSM. Learn More