(Urbandale, IA) -- The battle of growing cities continues in the Des Moines area. Urbandale is moving forward with plans to build hundreds of more homes. Community Development Director Steven Franklin says the city has 14 current plats since July of last year for 606 new homes and 78 town homes. Urbandale will also build more parks for the neighborhoods and the city has plans pending for more new businesses to serve its community. Franklin says homes are already being built off of 142nd Street.