"Keeping Ames special through leading edge planning."
Kelly Diekmann, Director of Planning & Housing
Information on Planning
- Ames Municipal Code Planning Links (Zoning Ordinance)
- Application Forms and Packets
- Development Review Information
- Downtown Facade Assistance
- Flood Plain Map
- Land Use Policy Plan
- Renewable Energy
- Urban Revitalization Tax Abatement
Boards and Commissions
For information on the responsibilities of each board and commission, their schedules, and the latest agendas and minutes, please follow the links below.
If you are interested in doing work on your single-family residence, please visit the Inspection Division page.
To look up properties to find ownership, assessed value, and much more, use this link to the Ames City Assessors Office.
Business Development Assistance