Planning & Building

PLANNING, BUILDING AND PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING CLOSURE



October 20, 2020 update

As a precautionary measure, and consistent with King County and State Departments of Health, the City is taking every precaution to limit the exposure and protect the citizens, the City and its staff.  For these reasons the following City Facilities are closed to in-person visits until further notice:

PLANNING, BUILDING & ENGINEERING SERVICES



Planning/zoning, engineering and general inquiries will be answered via phone or email:

Planning/Zoning: dmplanning@desmoineswa.gov
(206) 870-7576

Engineering: jgrager@desmoineswa.gov
(206) 870-6525

Building: building@desmoineswa.gov
(206) 870-7576

Fix-It Form 

Due to the current public health emergency, all City of Des Moines Departments are closed to public access. COVID-19 Information and Statistics

Note: Our inspection schedule may be impacted.  We are working hard to accommodate our customers as scheduling allows.  Please help us by being ready for your inspection and observing all safety protocols.



We will be re-evaluating these procedures as new information becomes available, please check the website for the latest information.


We are a full service department promoting community and environmental quality through land use planning and permitting.

Building, planning, and engineering staff are available to answer your general questions by emailing the appropriate division.

Our team is comprised of three divisions organized by responsibility:
  • Building Division
  • Development Services
  • Plan Development Division
Comprehensive Garbage, Recyclables and Compostables Collection Agreement Between the City of Des Moines and Cleanscapes, Inc

Contract Addendum to Comprehensive Garbage, Recycle and Compostables Collection Between the City of Des Moines and Cleanscapes, Inc.