Finding the perfect physical location is a challenge faced by all business owners and developers. The links below will help you begin to identify the many opportunities available in West Des Moines.

Traffic Counts: A link to the West Des Moines Public Works Department where you can find updated traffic counts within West Des Moines.

LocationOne (LOIS): A listing of available sites and buildings located in West Des Moines that is searchable by name, type of building, size, distance to interstate/rail systems, zoning, and several other attributes. The User ID to enter the site is IA-West Des Moines. This site also contains additional information on West Des Moines.

Interactive GIS Map: A “Geographic Information System” is an interactive mapping application that allows users to view different layers of map information such as parcels, streets, utilities, parks, school districts, land use, aerial photography, and more. You can also customize maps for printing or exporting as PDF documents.

Metropolitan Area: View a map of the entire metropolitan area.

FEMA Flood Maps: View FEMA maps.

Development Services: A link to the West Des Moines Development Services Department where you can find an updated zoning map, comprehensive plan, and online site plan and building applications.

If you are looking for a business location in West Des Moines, please contact us at 515-273-0770 or We subscribe to CoStar, an updated database that can sort through thousands of available properties with specific parameters to create a list of potential sites for you. We can provide this to you quickly and at no charge.


Comprehensive Land Use Map

Comprehensive Plan March 2019

Zoning Map

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