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Lots Available
Wiley Addition


4 lots available each measuring
90' x 140' priced at $17,900.00

Contact Todd McCubbin at Kesterson Realty

for details

Incentives to Build


Gowrie has many opportunities if you’re looking for a new home. Whether you wish to purchase an existing home, construct a new one or need financing, Gowrie has many resources. 

Real Estate



Local Financing Sources:




Rental & Apartment Information:

Brentwood Apartments
Golden Crest Apartments
Beckwith Apartments

Origin Homes

A partnership was formed with Origin Homes, a homebuilder based out of West Des Moines, 

with a recent award of workforce housing tax credits announced from the Iowa Economic Development Authority. They are constructing five new homes on Sunrise Drive in the Wiley Addition on the east side of Gowrie.

Click Here to learn more about Origin Homes.

City Permits  & Zoning


Click below to view and print a (.pdf) copy of available permits. Completed forms should be forwarded to the Gowrie City Clerk for approval.


City Hall is located at 1206 Market Street. (Located right next to the library.) Hours of operation are normally 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The City Clerk’s phone number is (515) 352-3999.

City Permits
Downtown Building Facade


Do you own property in downtown Gowrie? The GDC and City of Gowrie are teaming up to offer incentives to improve and protect the visual appeal of buildings located in downtown Gowrie by providing matching funds for your improvement project.

For example - It is amazing what a difference something as simple as windows can do to improve the facade of a building!

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Downtown Facade
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