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.

Economic Development

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Economic Development
515 Clark Street
Ames IA 50010
Phone: 515-239-5113
City of Ames Economic Development
  • City Financing Program
  • Quality of Life
  • State Financing Programs
  • Doing Business in Ames
  • Economic Development Information
  • Industrial Tax Exemption

If you have questions, please contact:

Duane Pitcher, Finance Department Director
City of Ames
515 Clark Avenue
P.O. Box 811
Ames, IA 50010


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.