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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Planning and Development Online Permitting

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Planning and Development is now using an online portal for all permits and development applications.  We are no longer accepting paper applications.  To submit building and other permit applications, please click here to be directed to t...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Two New Laws Impact Review of Agriculture Practices

On June 1, 2020, the Governor signed HF2477 and HF2512 into law. The laws had an immediate impact on planning and zoning in Iowa counties as each county’s authority to require review of agricultural exemptions and agritourism requests disappeare...

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Planning & Development
Posted on: October 3, 2014

US 30 I-35 Corridor Preservation Proposed by the Iowa Department of Transportation


The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) per Iowa Code 306.19(5), is providing this notice that the DOT proposes to implement corridor preservation for the future U.S. 30 from the Interstate 35 interchange at Ames east to South 11th Street in Nevada (s...Read on...

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