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.

If you would like to purchase a bench to be placed on City property, please call 515-222-3444 or email Marco Alvarez, Park Planner, for more information.Bench Example

Standard Cost = $1,800 includes new bench, custom plaque, and installation on an existing pad.

Standard plaque size is 2” x 10” plaque. Larger plaque size can be accommodated for an additional charge (typically around $50-$80).

Existing bench pads are available throughout the park system. In certain situations a new concrete pad can be installed for an additional charge (+/- $600)*

*We are also able to replace a standard bench (no plaque) with a donated bench for no additional cost.

Map of bench locations at City Hall Campus

Map of bench locations at Raccoon River Park

Ordering Process:

 •         Identify bench location.

 •         Receive plaque wording from donor and request a proof.

 •         Donor approves proof and is provided with a final cost estimate.

 •         After payment is received, the bench is ordered.

 •         City staff will install bench and plaque upon delivery (5-6 weeks)