City of Ames Municipal Code

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The City of Ames Municipal Code is published online as a convenience to citizens. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of material published online, citizens are advised that the only official edition of the City Code is the printed version maintained by the Legal Department or the original ordinances maintained by the City Clerk. Downloaded versions are not official.

The online version of the code is inclusive of Ordinance No. 4415, adopted June 23, 2020. Please note that there may have been amendments, additions, or deletions to this Code made subsequent to the last update.

For more information contact the Legal Department at 515-239-5146 or e-mail




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