Code of Ordinances

The complete code of ordinances is available for download as a PDF at the link below. This document was last compiled in August of 2019. Please check with the city clerk if you have questions regarding recent ordinance changes.

Individual chapters of the code of ordinances are available for online reading below.

  • Chapter 1 – Code of Ordinances
  • Chapter 2 – Charter
  • Chapter 3 – Wards of the City
  • Chapter 4 – Municipal Infractions
  • Chapter 5 – Operating Procedures
  • Chapter 6 – City Elections
  • Chapter 7 – Fiscal Management
  • Chapter 8 – Urban Renewal
  • Chapter 9 – Urban Revitalization
  • Chapter 15 – Mayor
  • Chapter 16 – Mayor Pro Tem
  • Chapter 17 – Council
  • Chapter 18 – City Clerk
  • Chapter 18A – City Administrator/Clerk
  • Chapter 19 – City Treasurer
  • Chapter 20 – City Attorney
  • Chapter 21 – Library Board of Trustees
  • Chapter 22 – Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Chapter 23 – Parks and Recreation Board
  • Chapter 24 – Historic Preservation Commission
  • Chapter 25 – Airport Zoning Commission
  • Chapter 26 – Airport Commission
  • Chapter 27 – Cemetery Board of Trustees
  • Chapter 28 – Community and Economic Development Director
  • Chapter 30 – Police Department
  • Chapter 35 – Fire Department
  • Chapter 36 – Hazardous Substance Spills
  • Chapter 39 – Noise Control
  • Chapter 40 – Public Peace
  • Chapter 41 – Public Health and Safety
  • Chapter 42 – Public and Private Property
  • Chapter 45 – Alcohol Consumption and Intoxication
  • Chapter 46 – Minors
  • Chapter 47 – Park Regulations
  • Chapter 50 – Nuisance Abatement Procedure
  • Chapter 51 – Junk and Junk Vehicles
  • Chapter 55 – Animal Protection and Control
  • Chapter 60 – Administration of Traffic Code
  • Chapter 61 – Traffic Control Devices
  • Chapter 62 – General Traffic Regulations
  • Chapter 63 – Speed Regulations
  • Chapter 64 – Turning Regulations
  • Chapter 65 – Top or Yield Required
  • Chapter 66 – Load and Weight Restrictions
  • Chapter 67 – Pedestrians
  • Chapter 68 – One-Way Traffic
  • Chapter 69 – Parking Regulations
  • Chapter 70 – Traffic Code Enforcement Procedures
  • Chapter 75 – All-Terrain Vehicles and Snowmobiles
  • Chapter 76 – Bicycle Regulations
  • Chapter 80 – Abandoned Vehicles
  • Chapter 85 – Nonrefundable Utility Connection Fee
  • Chapter 90 – Water Service System
  • Chapter 91 – Water Meters
  • Chapter 92 – Water Rates
  • Chapter 95 – Sanitary Sewer System
  • Chapter 96 – Building Sewers and Connections
  • Chapter 97 – Use of Public Sewers
  • Chapter 98 – On-Site Wastewater Systems
  • Chapter 99 – Sewer Service Charges
  • Chapter 105 – Solid Waste Control
  • Chapter 106 – Collection of Solid Waste
  • Chapter 110 – Gas Utility
  • Chapter 111 – Electric Utility
  • Chapter 112 – Cable Television Franchise
  • Chapter 120 – Liquor Licenses and Wine and Beer Permits
  • Chapter 121 – Cigarette and Tobacco Permits
  • Chapter 122 – Peddlers, Solicitors and Transient Merchants
  • Chapter 123 – House Movers
  • Chapter 124 – Licensing and Regulating Taxis
  • Chapter 125 – Hotel/Motel Tax
  • Chapter 126 – RAGBRAI
  • Chapter 135 – Street Use and Maintenance
  • Chapter 136 – Sidewalk Regulations
  • Chapter 137 – Vacation and Disposal of Streets
  • Chapter 138 – Street Grades
  • Chapter 139 – Naming of Streets
  • Chapter 140 – Curb Cuts
  • Chapter 145 – Dangerous Buildings
  • Chapter 146 – Fire Zone
  • Chapter 150 – Building Numbering
  • Chapter 151 – Trees
  • Chapter 152 – Outdoor Furnaces
  • Chapter 165 – Zoning Regulations
  • Chapter 166 – Subdivision Regulations
  • Chapter 167 – Airport Zoning Regulations
  • Chapter 168 – Voluntary Annexation Required