Helpful Information for Property Owners & Property Managers

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***New Rental Occupancy Standards***
For Rental Occupancy Regulations and Rental Concentration Information, please click here.

 
  

Online Applications

Rental Housing Registration Application Online - New Rental Dwellings, Pre-sale or Pre-conversion
and Update Rental Contact Information

Remove from Rental Housing Records Online - Owners who would like to Remove a Rental Dwelling

Download PDF Applications

Rental Housing Registration Application - New Rental Dwellings, Pre-sale or Pre-conversion and 
Update Rental Contact Information

Remove from Rental Housing Records Form - Owners who would like to Remove a Rental Dwelling

Fuel Burning - Appliance Certification Form

Appeal Application

Knox Box Rapid Entry Information

Checklists

Single Family - Rental Inspection Checklist

Guide to a Successful Rental Housing Inspection - Single Family

Duplex - Rental Inspection Checklist

Multiple Family - Rental Inspection Checklist

 

Annual Rental Registration Renewal Fees - Currently Registered Dwellings

All owners are billed for one year's registration fee annually in May. The billing period is for the previous twelve months. See the fee schedule at Ames Municipal Code Appendix Lpage 4 for rental fees.

Please be sure to contact the Inspection office by phone at 515-239-5153 or by e-mail at inspections@cityofames.org to notify us whenever rentals are bought or sold throughout the year.

Newsletters

Rental Housing Newsletter - Summer 2017

Rental Housing Newsletter - Spring 2018

Rental Housing Newsletter - Spring 2019

Rental Housing Newsletter - Summer 2019

Rental Housing Newsletter - Spring 2020

Rental Housing Newsletter - Summer 2020

 

If you are not able to find what you are looking for here, refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page, call 515-239-5153, or email inspections@cityofames.org with your question.

 

 

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