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.

Fire Prevention

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Fire Inspector

 Jason Ziph

 Fire Inspector Jason Ziph

(515) 239-5156

The Fire Inspector enforces codes that protect public health and safety in construction, installation, and maintenance of fire sprinkler, alarm, and other required fire safety systems in all commercial buildings. The inspector works closely with the Public Works Department and Water and Pollution Control Department to assure that water systems and hydrants are adequately sized and located to provide required capabilities to all buildings in Ames.