An Emergency Snow Parking Ban is in effect for West Des Moines from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17, to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020. 

The Emergency Parking Ban applies to all streets in West Des Moines. During an Emergency Parking Ban, vehicles are subject to a $50 fine and/or towing.


These fee documents are provided for applicants to approximate the costs associated with receiving a building permit.


Fee Estimator I 

This worksheet explains how fees are created based on project valuation

and lists other potential fees and charges.


Fee Estimator II (Other Fee Information)

This form includes current square foot valuation for specific construction projects.  Also, it lists the flat fees for many projects, rental housing, signs, temporary uses and home occupation applications.