Economic Development

The Waukee Community Development Department aims to attract, develop, retain and expand diverse businesses which will grow employment opportunities, increase quality of life for residents and cultivate dynamic, livable neighborhoods. The City of Waukee is development-friendly and ready to collaborate with those wishing to invest in the community. City staff help projects run smoothly with expertise needed to to guide business partners to success in Waukee.

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  1. Waukee Named one of “The 50 Best Places to Live in the U.S.” by Money

    On Sept. 14, independent economics website, Money, released its annual “Best Places to Live” list, and this time Waukee landed at #11. Read on...
  2. Monthly Building Permit Report August 2021

    The City of Waukee issued 116 building permits in August 2021. There were 45 permits issued for single-family homes, six commercial permits and 65 which fall in the “Other” category. The total taxable valuation in August equaled $20.3 million. Read on...
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