Board of Adjustment

This board reviews applications for variances (i.e. zoning setbacks, lot area, off street parking, etc.), rules on special uses and structures listed, and listens to/decides upon appeals of administrative decisions.
  • 1st Wednesday of the month
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • City Hall Council Chambers
Questions or concerns may be directed to the Community and Economic Development office at (515) 961-9430.

2021 Deadline/Meeting Schedule 

Rules and Regulations


The board consists of 5 members who serve 5-year terms and who are appointed by the City Council.


Name Term Begin Term End

James Sullivan

January 01, 2016 December 31, 2020

Wes Sharp

January 01, 2017 December 31, 2021

Rene Soldwisch

January 01, 2018 December 31, 2022

Bill Mettee

January 01, 2019 December 31, 2023

Amy Mitchell

July 01, 2020 June 30, 2025


Chair: Wes Sharp
Vice-Chair: Bill Mettee