Applications and Forms



Board Appointment Application

  • Board of Adjustment
  • Park & Recreation
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Library

Employement Application

The City of Van Meter only takes Applications for Employment when a position is open. Complete the application, print and return it to City Hall at 310 Mill Street, Van Meter.




ACH Billing Authorization Agreement

The application ANDaccount verification (a voided check or voided deposit slip or direct deposit authorization form) are required to enroll in auto payments.

Once completed and returned to City Hall with the voided check, we will enroll the customer, and their utility payments will be debited from their checking account on the 15th of every month (or the following business day if the 15th falls on a weekend or holiday).

ACH Form_v245
Records Request Policy and FormPDF
Equipment Checkout AgreementPDF
Sound PermitSound Permit
Special Event Permit ApplicationPermit_V24
Water Service Contract with TenantPDF
Off Duty Police Officer Request FormPDF

Peddlers, Solicitors and Transient (including Mobile Food Vendors) Merchants 

Solicitors: An application fee of $15 plus $10 per agent

Peddlers, Transient Merchants and Mobile Food Vendors:

  • $30 – One day permit
  • $40 – One week permit
  • $50 – 6 month permit
  • $100 – 1 year permit

Each permit application requires a copy of a driver’s license in addition to the permit application. Mobile Food Vendors require a copy of a mobile food license and certificate of insurance. 

If any person or group is found to be soliciting without a background check or a stamped, imprinted pass, they will be escorted out of town, along with the entire soliciting group, if applicable, and not allowed to return as a solicitor within the community.