Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page for more information.
  • February 21st Customer Service Meeting

    Have you called or visited with a City staff person in the last year? We want to hear from you! The City is working on a plan to make its interactions with the public more customer friendly. Join us Feb. 21st at 5:30 PM at 1551 E. MLK, Jr. Pkwy and share your thoughts and ideas!

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  • Tiny Trees

    A new way to invest in the future by building our tree canopy. Trees produce oxygen, lower heating and A/C bills, raise property values, and create safe spaces. Order your Tiny Trees today!

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  • Welcome to the City of Des Moines

    A major center for insurance, financial services and publishing, Des Moines has a lot to offer, such as affordable housing, short commute times, a diverse population, and was also recently named one of the best places to live on the Silicon Prairie.

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  • Spotlight on Des Moines

    Gray's Lake Park features the 1,400 foot-long Kruidenier Trail pedestrian bridge and a 1.9 mile trail around the lake. "...Residents can walk, bike, boat or fish -- right in the very heart of downtown," said Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie.

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  • Iowa State Capitol

    The Iowa State Capitol is among the most beautiful state capitols in the country with its 275-foot, 23-karat gold leafed dome anchoring the east end of downtown Des Moines.

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  • East Village

    Historic East Village is an eclectic neighborhood of restored historic properties, beautiful streetscapes, and urban living at the foot of the State Capitol.

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  • World Food Prize

    Des Moines is home to the World Food Prize the foremost international award recognizing the achievements in advancing human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

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Contact Information and Hours of Operation

 

We are open to the public, Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Please see our Holiday Schedule for office closings.  

 

City Clerk's Office
Diane Rauh, City Clerk
Des Moines City Hall
400 E Court Avenue Ste. 116
1st Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
(T) (515) 283-4209
(F) (515) 237-1645 
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Information Center
When you don't know who to call!
Des Moines City Hall
400 E. Court Avenue Ste. 116
1st Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
(T) (515) 283-4500
(F) (515) 237-1645 
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Des Moines City Hall
400 E. Court Avenue Ste. 116
1st Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
(T) (515) 283-4209
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