Downtown Fort Dodge

Downtown Fort Dodge
Fort Dodge is excited to announce that as of August of 2017 we are a Main Street Iowa Community!  Main Street Fort Dodge's website will be up and running soon! Stay Tuned!
Downtown Resources
View the Downtown Finance Brochure to understand the incentives available to downtown business and property owners.
The Greater Fort Dodge Development Corporation is a great resource for low interest and forgivable loans. 
Downtown Fort Dodge is a Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District, meaning the property owners take on an additional tax to make public improvements.
Downtown Plans & Policies
Plans and policies help to shape our downtown.  The following is a list of the plans and policies that you can explore by clicking:
Fort Dodge Zoning Ordinance (see section 17.07.11 - Downtown or 17.08.04 - Signs)
Downtown Applications
Click the following links to complete an application:
Downtown Projects
Downtown Gateway Features
Downtown Parking
For more information on parking the downtown click here.

Contact Us

Carissa Harvey, Strategic Planner
819 1st Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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  • Phone: (515) 576-4551 x 1004
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