Departments

  1. City Manager's Office

    The City Manager’s Office provides the overall direction for the city on a day-to-day basis.

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  2. Community Development

    The Department of Community Development provides staff support to the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment, and to other commissions and boards as needed.

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  3. Economic Development

    The purpose of the Economic Development Department is to protect business and citizen investments, and improve quality of life by designing and implementing strategies for tax base expansion and employment opportunities in Urbandale.

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  4. Employee Intranet

    This page is provided as a source for employee information. It is a place to find information useful to you as an employee, and to provide an avenue for greater electronic communication from the city to it's staff.

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  5. Engineering & Public Works

    The Engineering and Public Works Department is responsible for the collection of solid waste, snow and ice removal during the winter, conducting traffic safety studies and administering the city’s storm water regulations.

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  6. Finance & Records

    The Finance and Records Department manages the financial integrity of the city.

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  7. Fire/EMS

    The Fire Department's mission is to preserve life, protect property, and promote safety through education.

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  1. Human Resources

    Urbandale’s Human Resources provides employee services and administers the city's hiring and retention programs.

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  2. Library

    The Urbandale Public Library is committed to providing diverse resources for life-long learning and enjoyment.

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  3. Mayor & City Council

    The Mayor and the 5 City Council Members are the official governing body of the City of Urbandale. The Mayor and Council Members are elected to 4-year terms, and there is no limit on the number of consecutive terms one can serve.

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  4. Parks & Recreation

    Get information about classes, programs and events to keep you and your family active.

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  5. Police Department

    The Urbandale Police Department is proud to provide you with a save and comfortable community.

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  6. Urbandale Water Utility

    The Urbandale Water Utility provides water services to Urbandale. The Utility purchases treated water from the Des Moines Water Works and distributes that water to its Urbandale customers. Water Utility employees can assist with water emergencies, help you start, transfer and discontinue service, was well as address billing, payment or service-related questions.

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