of the City of Des Moines
Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page
for more information.
Zoning Board of Adjustment
The Board hears appeals of staff determinations of the applicability of the zoning ordinance, grants variances, special exceptions, conditional uses and special permits. The board exercises adjudicatory power and appeals from the board are heard by the state court.
GENDER BALANCE REQUIRED - Seven members: a majority of the members shall be persons representing the public at large, and shall not be involved in the business of purchasing or selling real estate (not more than 3 members).
Membership Term Information
Term limits apply
First Monday in April
- Franklin Avenue Library / Floor Meeting Room
- 5000 Franklin Avenue
- Des Moines, Iowa 50310