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.

Home Business Permits

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How do I apply for a home business permit?
Applications for three types of home business permits can be found on the Planning Division page under Applications. There is information in each packet about the difference between Permitted Home Occupation, Special Home Occupation, and Bed & Breakfast Home Occupation applications. If you have questions about which packet is right for your needs, please contact a planner at 515-239-5400. You may also come to our department and we will provide you with a copy of the application. Our office is located in City Hall, Room 214.