Business Regulatory Assistance

Iowa's business assistance coordinator network works as a unit 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 contact Karen Smith, business coordinator, Iowa Department of Transportation, at 515-237-3239 or e-mail for assistance.

You may also contact the Iowa Department of Economic Development's Regulatory Assistance Coordinator Sherry Timmins at 515-242-4901 or e-mail

Go to for more information on this service. Note: The regulatory assistance network is established to provide timely service through enhanced communication, helpful customer service and timely processing. The regulatory assistance network, however, is not authorized to intervene in enforcement or legal actions.