Doing Business

  1. About Des Moines

    Learn about the City of Des Moines.

  2. Business Licenses

    Find out what you will need to do in order to renew your business license.

  3. Contact Us

    Access staff contact information by departments.

  4. Current Land Use Applications

    Find information about proposals, make a comment on a proposal, and appeal a permit decision.

  5. Economic Development

    Read about what the Economic Development Department is working on to improve the city.

  6. Information for Businesses

    Check out the reasons why you should move your business to Des Moines.

  7. Major Projects

    View a list of the projects that are happening in Des Moines.

  8. Permits & Licenses

    Browse through a list of permits and licenses on our permit center page.

  9. Planning & Development

    Research who to contact if you have questions about how a property can and cannot be used.

  10. Property Profiles

    Learn about the properties in Des Moines, Washington.

  11. Vision, Mission & Business Plan

    Review the Economic Development's vision, mission, and business plan.