City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

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Doing business with the City of Ames is a Smart Choice!

Whether bidding on a public project, applying for a permit or licensedeveloping propertyconstructing a new building or renovating an existing buildingopening a new business or expanding an existing business or researching utility rates, the City of Ames will strive to provide a quality experience through defined processes and helpful customer service.

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