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Business and Regulatory Assistance Calendar

Regulatory Assistance Coordinator
Phone: 515-725-6188
Iowa Business and Regulatory Network

The following events related to regulatory activities of the Iowa Department of Public Safety are upcoming:

Public Meetings
Public Hearings

Public Meetings

Date Location Description
  State Public Safety Building Fire Extinguishing System Contractors and Alarm Systems Advisory Board
8/18/2011 State Public Safety Building Electrical Examining Board
9/6/2011 State Public Safety Building Building Code Advisory Council
9/15/2011 State Public Safety Building Electrical Examing Board

Public Hearings

Date Location Description
8/18/2011 State Public Safety Building ARC 9628B, ARC 9629B, and ARC 9630B: Adoption of 2011 Edition of National Electrical Code
9/15/2011 State Public Safety Building ARC 9652B: Qualifications of Journeyman Electricians, Supervision of Apprentice Electricians and Unclassified Persons on Residential Installations.

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For regulatory assistance from the Department of Public Safety, please contact Michael Coveyou, Regulatory Assistance Coordinator, 515/725-6185 or by email at The Department's Regulatory Assistance Coordinator is member of the Iowa Business and Regulatory Assistance Network, which includes coordinators from regulatory agencies of Iowa state government. The Network works cooperatively across the State of Iowa enterprise to help you effectively identify your compliance needs and requirements. Our goal is to assist you in meeting business development timelines through efficient communication and timely processing of your compliance requirements needs.

Please note that regulatory assistance does not extend to matters involving criminal or traffic law enforcement nor to regulatory matters which are subject to enforcement action, contested case procedures, or litigation.

You may also contact the
Iowa Department of Economic Development,
Regulatory Assistance Coordinator
515-725-3127 or

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Created: 05-10-2006
Last Updated: 10-25-2012 (JGL)