The Development Services Department has a Development Plan Submittal Portal through our Sharepoint site.

All development applications, drawings, and accompanying information should be submitted through this portal.  The Development Services Department encourages your use of the portal to submit documents without travel to the office, reduced paper usage and decrease the time it takes to get your submittal from drop off to distribution in the review process.

Follow the INSTRUCTIONS for using the portal.

PRE-APPLICATION for Development Projects

All Development Projects Begin with a Pre-Application Development Review Team (DRT) Meeting. Go to our 'Development Starts Here' page to find out more information about our DRT Process and to download a Pre-Application before you start your project.

The City of West Des Moines has additional information regarding Business Incentives on this page: 


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