Doing Business

About Des Moines

Learn about the City of Des Moines.

Business Licenses

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

Business & Occupation Tax

Contact Us

Access staff contact information by departments.

Current Land Use Applications

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

Economic Development

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

Information for Businesses

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

Major Projects

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

Permits & Licenses

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

Planning & Development

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

Property Profiles

Learn about the properties in Des Moines, Washington.

Vision, Mission & Business Plan

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