Development Services


City of Fort Dodge

To plan and manage the economic growth, physical development, and rebuilding of the City in a manner which constantly strives to improve: its economy as a creator of jobs and tax base, its physical environment and cost effectiveness, and its overall quality of life.

The Department contains four divisions with various responsibilities. The Economic Development Division coordinates and fosters economic development activities while acting as a resource for local businesses. The Planning Division manages the City's built environment and provides research and analysis on the City's physical, social, economic, and environmental conditions as needed. The Community Development Division works to improve and maintain the City's housing stock. The Code Enforcement Division ensures that all building, mechanical, and plumbing improvements within the City are completed in accordance with adopted codes for the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Fort Dodge

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Vickie Reeck, Community & Economic Development Director
819 1st Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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  • Phone: (515) 576-4551 x 1004
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  • Office Hours:
    M-F 8am-5pm (closed daily 12-1p)

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