• Best City for Young Professionals

    City Award - Best City for Young Professionals. Des Moines tops the list for the Best City for Young Professionals. Factors such as local unemployment rates, job growth projections and median salaries of 24 - 34 year old employed college grads.

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  • September is Library Card Month

    Where in the world is DMPL?

    Check out this contest to celebrate Library Card Month!

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    Library Card Month Contest

  • #1 Up-and-Coming Downtown

    Fortune magazine names Des Moines number one "up-and-coming" downtown.

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  • One of the Best Places for Business and Careers

    Forbes magazine has recognized Des Moines as one of the best places for business and careers in their 2014 rating of communities. This includes cost of doing business, job growth, and education as factors.

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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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 Neighborhood Inspection Division


The Neighborhood Inspection Division is staffed by sixteen inspectors, three supervisors and one administrator. The Division has a clerical staff of four. Each inspector is responsible for a specific geographical area of the City.
The division has three primary responsibilities; rental inspections, the oversight of condemned buildings, and the abatement of junk and debris which includes junk vehicles.
Complaints about health and zoning code enforcement, residential contract sales, public nuisances, or rental home inspections may be brought to the attention of the Division by emailing or calling  (515) 283-4046.
 

NID inspectors and phone numbers may be viewed on the territory map

 

In addition to the three major areas of responsibilities, the Neighborhood Inspection Division is also responsible for other neighborhood inspection duties. Call (515) 283-4046 with any related concerns or inquiries.

Contact Us


Neighborhood Inspections
Argonne Armory – 2nd Floor
602 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines IA 50309
Email
Phone: (515) 283-4046