Southwest Iowa Planning Council
Southwest Iowa Planning Council


The Southwest Iowa Planning Council provides multiple types of planning assistance for member cities and counties at highly competitive rates. We offer professional comprehensive documents.


SWIPCO's Planning Department has the expertise to serve all of your community planning and technical assistance needs.


Examples of ways we can help include:



  • Comprehensive/Strategic Plans
  • Urban Renewal Plans for TIF
  • Urban Revitalization Plans for Tax Abatement
  • Land Use Planning
  • Trails Plans
  • Hazard Mitigation Planning
  • Housing Development Plans

Technical Assistance:

  • Property Annexation
  • City Codes and Zoning Ordinances
  • Community and regional surveys and analysis
  • Grant Writing for a variety of needs
  • Review of state, federal, and foundation financing sources
  • Project administration and reporting including drinking water, waste water, community facility, Downtown Revitalization, and housing projects
  • Financial Assistance including Tif and Budget


SWIPCO is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.


Southwest Iowa Planning Council, 1501 SW 7th St., Atlantic, Iowa, 50022

712-243-4196 or 1-866-279-4720; Fax 712-243-3458;