New Resident Guide


Water, Sewer, and Solid Waste
Gas and Electrical Service Vehicle Registration
Driver Services
Phone Service Cable Television Service
Internet Service
Local Services Directory Register to Vote
Solid Waste and Recycling Other

Tree Planting Permits
Contact Parks and Recreation at (515) 222-3417 or by email

Water and Sewer Service

West Des Moines Water Works  (515) 222-3460

Gas and Electrical Service

MidAmerican Energy (888) 427-5632

Vehicle Registration and Driver Services

Polk County Vehicle Registration (515) 286-3030

Dallas County Vehicle Registration (515) 993-5812

Dallas County Driver's License Information  (515) 993-6992

Warren County Driver's License Information (515) 961-1144

Madison County Driver's License Information (515) 462-1542

Iowa Motor Vehicle Division (515) 244-8725

Phone Services

Century Link (800) 244-1111

Hickory Tech (Eventis) (515) 402-2255

Windstream (800) 593-1177

Cable Television Service

Direct TV (877) 916-5137

Mediacom (515) 246-1555

Internet Service

Hickory Tech (515) 402-2255

Exede Satellite Internet (855) 627-2553

Iowa Network Services (INS) (515) 830-0110

Mediacom (515) 246-1555

Prairie INet (800) 894-3868

Century Link (800) 244-1111

Download a Local Services Directory (PDF) 

Register to Vote
Applications are available at City Hall in the Clerk’s office.
Residents of Polk County: 286-3247
Residents of Dallas County: 993-4751
Residents of Madison County: 462-3914
Residents of Warren County:  961-1020

Register to Vote online - Iowa Secretary of State


School Information

Community Education

DMACC- West Campus

Solid Waste and Recycling

Information from the City


Des Moines Register

Property Tax Information

Animal Licenses

Where is City Hall?

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