Public Works Office

Divisions

The Public Works Department is divided into three Divisions:

It is one of the largest departments with Polk County and offers community services including:

  • Construction, maintenance and inventory of Polk County Secondary Roads and bridge system.
  • Survey, design and inspection
  • Maintenance and snow removal
  • Vegetation control
  • Land use planning and zoning regulations
  • Building permits, construction inspection
  • Sanitary and sewer infrastructure
  • Air quality control
  • Management of drainage districts
  • Code enforcement.

Contact Us

Director: Robert Rice

5885 NE 14 Street
Des Moines, IA 50313
Phone: 515.286.3705
FAX 515.286.3437
Email Public Works