of the City of Des Moines
Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page
for more information.
Housing Appeals Board
Holds hearings, grants variances, mediates appeals, and recommends enforcement action in the administration of Housing Code Enforcement.
Seven members: one Iowa licensed realtor; one Iowa-registered architect or structural engineer; two contractors experienced in construction and remodeling; three representatives of the general public, one of whom has demonstrated interest in historic preservation. If City Council by resolution finds that no suitable person with the required qualifications is available to fill a vacancy that has been vacant for at least two months, it may appoint a representative of the general public to fill vacancy (this member appointed may not be reappointed unless City Council finds no suitable person with required qualifications is available for appointment).
One Iowa licensed realtor, one Iowa-registered architect or structural engineer, and two contractors experienced in construction and remodeling,
Membership Term Information
Term limits apply
- City Hall / Floor Second floor - Room: City Council Chambers
- 400 Robert D Ray Drive
- Des Moines, Iowa 50309