Community Development

The Department of Community Development is comprised of the planning and zoning services and building services. Our staff provides direct support to the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Board of Adjustment, the Board of Appeals. Developers file residential and commercial plans with the Department, which are reviewed for conformance with various codes and ordinances including but not limited to the Building Code, Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Code and Sign Ordinance. 

  1. Steve Franklin

    Community Development Director

  2. Building Department

  3. Kristi Bales

    Community Development Manager/Chief Planner

  4. Community Development (Building Services)

    Physical Address
    3600 86th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322


    (Except Holidays)
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.