Plan and Zoning Commission
  • Description

    Oversees the preparation and administration of the Comprehensive Plan, zoning, long-range planning, subdivision, and public improvements as defined by codes; sets policy; and determines plan and zoning requirements. Iowa Code Section 414.6

  • General Requirements

    GENDER BALANCE REQUIRED - Fifteen members qualified by knowledge or experience to act in matters pertaining to the development and execution of a city plan; no member may hold an elective office in the municipal government.

  • Membership Term Information

    Five years

    • Term Limits

      Term limits apply

    • Term Expiration

      First Monday in July

  • Meeting Information

    Informational meeting - 5:30 PM when (scheduled); actual meeting 6:00 PM Public Hearings

    • Meeting Freqeuency

      First and third Thursdays of each month

    • Meeting Time

      5:30 PM and 6:00 PM

Meeting Location
  • Municipal Services Center / Floor Second Floor - Room: Board Room
  • 1551 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway
  • Des Moines, Iowa 50319
City Staff
  • Erik Lundy (283-4144)