CODE OF ORDINANCES
OF THE
CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA - 2008



The City of Jefferson Municipal Code is published online as a convenience to citizens. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of material published online, citizens are advised that the only official edition of the City Code is the printed version maintained by the City Clerk located at City Hall. Downloaded versions are not official.

GENERAL CODE PROVISIONS


NUMBER TITLE FILE
1 CHAPTER 1 - CODE OF ORDINANCES PDF
2 CHAPTER 2 – CHARTER PDF
3 CHAPTER 3 – BOUNDARIES PDF
4 CHAPTER 4 – MUNICIPAL INFRACTIONS PDF
5 CHAPTER 5 – OPERATING PROCEDURES PDF
6 CHAPTER 6 – CITY ELECTIONS PDF
7 CHAPTER 7 – FISCAL MANAGEMENT PDF
8 CHAPTER 8 – URBAN RENEWAL PDF
9 CHAPTER 9 – URBAN REVITALIZATION PDF


ADMINISTRATION, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


NUMBER TITLE FILE
15 CHAPTER 15 – MAYOR PDF
16 CHAPTER 16 – MAYOR PRO TEM PDF
17 CHAPTER 17 – COUNCIL PDF
18 CHAPTER 18 – CITY CLERK PDF
19 CHAPTER 19 – CITY TREASURER PDF
20 CHAPTER 20 – CITY ATTORNEY PDF
21 CHAPTER 21 – CITY ADMINISTRATOR PDF
22 CHAPTER 22 – LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES PDF
23 CHAPTER 23 – PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION PDF
24 CHAPTER 24 – PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION PDF
25 CHAPTER 25 – AIRPORT COMMISSION PDF
26 CHAPTER 26 – CITY ENGINEER PDF
27 CHAPTER 27 – CITY HEALTH OFFICER PDF
28 CHAPTER 28 – HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION PDF
29 CHAPTER 29 – CITY TREE BOARD PDF


POLICE, FIRE AND EMERGENCIES


NUMBER TITLE FILE
35 CHAPTER 35 – POLICE DEPARTMENT PDF
37 CHAPTER 37 – FIRE DEPARTMENT PDF


PUBLIC OFFENSES


NUMBER TITLE FILE
40 CHAPTER 40 – PUBLIC PEACE PDF
41 CHAPTER 41 – PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY PDF
42 CHAPTER 42 – PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY PDF
45 CHAPTER 45 – ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND INTOXICATION PDF
46 CHAPTER 46 – MINORS PDF
47 CHAPTER 47 – PARK REGULATIONS PDF


NUISANCES AND ANIMAL CONTROL


NUMBER TITLE FILE
50 CHAPTER 50 – NUISANCE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE PDF
51 CHAPTER 51 – JUNK AND JUNK VEHICLES PDF
52 CHAPTER 52 - WEEDS AND GRASS PDF
55 CHAPTER 55 – ANIMAL PROTECTION AND CONTROL PDF
56 CHAPTER 56 – DOG AND CAT LICENSES REQUIRED PDF
57 CHAPTER 57 - BOW HUNTING OF DEER PDF
58 CHAPTER 58 - BEES PDF


TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES


NUMBER TITLE FILE
60 CHAPTER 60 – ADMINISTRATION OF TRAFFIC CODE PDF
61 CHAPTER 61 – TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES PDF
62 CHAPTER 62 – GENERAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS PDF
63 CHAPTER 63 – SPEED REGULATIONS PDF
64 CHAPTER 64 – TURNING REGULATIONS PDF
65 CHAPTER 65 – STOP OR YIELD REQUIRED PDF
66 •HAPTER 66 – LOAD AND WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS PDF
67 CHAPTER 67 – PEDESTRIANS PDF
68 CHAPTER 68 – ONE-WAY TRAFFIC PDF
69 CHAPTER 69 – PARKING REGULATIONS PDF
70 CHAPTER 70 – TRAFFIC CODE ENFORCEMENT PDF
75 CHAPTER 75 – ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES AND SNOWMOBILES PDF
76 CHAPTER 76 – BICYCLE REGULATIONS PDF
77 CHAPTER 77 - GOLF CARTS PDF
80 CHAPTER 80 – ABANDONED VEHICLES PDF
81 CHAPTER 81 – RAILROAD REGULATIONS PDF


WATER


NUMBER TITLE FILE
90 CHAPTER 90 – WATER SERVICE SYSTEM PDF
91 CHAPTER 91 – WATER METERS PDF
92 CHAPTER 92 – WATER RATES PDF
93 CHAPTER 93 – WATER SUPPLY PROTECTION PDF


SANITARY SEWER


NUMBER TITLE FILE
95 CHAPTER 95 – SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM PDF
96 CHAPTER 96 – BUILDING SEWERS AND CONNECTIONS PDF
97 CHAPTER 97 – USE OF PUBLIC SEWERS PDF
98 CHAPTER 98 – ON-SITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS PDF
99 CHAPTER 99 – SEWER USER CHARGE PDF
100 CHAPTER 100 – SEWER CONNECTION CHARGES AND FEES PDF


GARBAGE AND SOLID WASTE


NUMBER TITLE FILE
105 CHAPTER 105 – SOLID WASTE CONTROL PDF
106 CHAPTER 106 – COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE PDF


FRANCHISES AND OTHER SERVICES


NUMBER TITLE FILE
110 CHAPTER 110 – NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE PDF
111 CHAPTER 111 – ELECTRIC FRANCHISE PDF
112 CHAPTER 112 – TELEPHONE FRANCHISE PDF
113 CHAPTER 113 - CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE PDF
114 CHAPTER 114 – CABLE FRANCHISE REGULATIONS PDF
115 CHAPTER 115 – REGULATION OF CABLE TELEVISION RATES PDF
116 CHAPTER 116 – CABLE TELEVISION CUSTOMER SERVICE STANDARDS PDF
117 CHAPTER 117 – CEMETERIES PDF
118 CHAPTER 118 - ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION SYSTEM FRANCHISE PDF


REGULATION OF BUSINESS AND VOCATIONS


NUMBER TITLE FILE
120 CHAPTER 120 – LIQUOR LICENSES AND WINE AND BEER PERMITS PDF
121 CHAPTER 121 – CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO PERMITS PDF
122 CHAPTER 122 – PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS AND TRANSIENT MERCHANTS PDF
123 CHAPTER 123 – HOUSE MOVERS PDF
124 CHAPTER 124 – HOTEL/MOTEL TAX PDF
125 CHAPTER 125 – PLUMBERS’ LICENSES PDF


STREETS AND SIDEWALKS


NUMBER TITLE FILE
135 CHAPTER 135 – STREET USE AND MAINTENANCE PDF
136 CHAPTER 136 – SIDEWALK REGULATIONS PDF
137 CHAPTER 137 – VACATION AND DISPOSAL OF STREETS PDF
138 CHAPTER 138 – STREET GRADES PDF
139 CHAPTER 139 – NAMING OF STREETS PDF
140 CHAPTER 140 – CONTROLLED ACCESS FACILITIES PDF


BUILDING AND PROPERTY REGULATIONS


NUMBER TITLE FILE
145 CHAPTER 145 – DANGEROUS BUILDINGS PDF
146 CHAPTER 146 – MANUFACTURED AND MOBILE HOMES PDF
147 CHAPTER 147 – SIGNS, AWNINGS AND CANOPIES PDF
150 CHAPTER 150 – BUILDING NUMBERING PDF
151 CHAPTER 151 – TREES PDF
155 CHAPTER 155 – BUILDING CODE PDF
156 CHAPTER 156 – ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE PDF
158 CHAPTER 158 - PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE PDF
160 CHAPTER 160 – FLOOD PLAIN REGULATIONS PDF


ZONING AND SUBDIVISION


NUMBER TITLE FILE
0 ZONING TABLE OF CONTENTS PDF
165 CHAPTER 165 – ZONING REGULATIONS PDF
166 CHAPTER 166 – SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS PDF
167 CHAPTER 167 – AIRPORT ZONING REGULATIONS PDF


The online version of the code is inclusive of Ordinances starting with Number 507, adopted after June 10, 2008. Please note that there may have been amendments, additions, or deletions to this Code made subsequent to the last update.


 

ORDINANCES ADOPTED AFTER JUNE 10, 2008


NUMBER TITLE FILE
507 ADOPTING AN OFFICIAL ZONING MAP 7-8-2008 PDF
508 AMENDING WATER RATES 7-8-2008 PDF
509 AMENDING SEWER USER CHARGE JULY 8, 2008 PDF
510 ESTABLISHING GRADES OF STREETS SEPTEMBER 23, 2008 PDF
511 ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE ELECTRIC FRANCHISE TO INTERSTATE POWER & LIGHT COMPANY 4/28/09 PDF
512 ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE GAS FRANCHISE TO INTERSTATE POWER & LIGHT COMPANY PDF
513 ORDIANCE CHANGING ZONING CLASSIFICATION FOR PROPERTY AT 912 WEST STATE STREET 6/9/09 PDF
514 ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES , PROVISION PERTAINING TO WATER RATES 6/9/09 PDF
515 ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDIANNCE, AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO SEWER USER CHARGE 6/9/09 PDF
516 ORDIANCE ADDING CHAPTER PERTAINING TO MAILBOXES 8/11/09 PDF
517 ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO IMPOUNDING COSTS 6/22/10 PDF
518 ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE TO VACATE ALLEY IN BLOCK 8 IN LINCOLN PLACE ADDITION 8/24/10 PDF
519 ORDINANCE CHANGING ZONING CLASSIFICATION FOR PROPERTY AT 300-308 EAST STATE STREET 9/14/10 PDF
520 ORDINANCE BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER PERMITTING BOW HUNTING OF DEER IN SPECIFIED LOCATIONS 9/14/10 PDF
521 ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO DUMPSTER RENTAL RATES 11/9/10 PDF
522 ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISIONS PRETAINING TO NO PARKING DURING SNOW REMOVAL 4/12/11 PDF
523 ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO WATER RATES 4/12/11 PDF
524 ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO SEWER USER CHARGES 4/12/11 PDF
525 ORDINANCE ADDING A NEW PARAGRAPH PROHIBITING PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE OF A PORTION OF EAST LINCOLN WAY 5/24/11 PDF
526 ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO SPECIAL SPEED ZONES ON EAST LINCOLNWAY FROM OLIVE STREET TO THE BIKE TRAIL 5/24/11 PDF
527 ORDINANCE ADDING NEW CHAPTER PROVIDING FOR OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS ON CITY STREETS 6/28/11 PDF
528 ORDINANCE CHANGING ZONING CLASSIFICATION FOR PROPERTY AT 300 WEST LINCOLNWAY 6/28/11 PDF
529 ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISIONS PRETAINING TO TRUCK, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE AND TRAILER PARKING 6/28/11 PDF
530 AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO SPRING AND FALL FREE PICK UP OF BULKY RUBBISH 7/12/11 PDF
531 APPROVING FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH ITC 7/26/11 PDF
532 AMENDING AND ADDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO NUISANCES, WEEDS AND GRASSES 8/9/11 PDF
533 AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO MAXIMUM AREA OF AN ACCESSORY BUILDING 8/9/11 PDF
534 AMENDING BOUNDARIES FOR SECOND PRECINCT AND WARD 8/23/11 PDF
535 AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA 2008, BY ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION TO PROVED FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION FOR ENLARGEMENT OF A NON CONFORMING STRUCTURE 1/10/12 PDF
536 CHANGING ZONING CLASSIFICATION FOR PROPERTY AT 505 EAST LINCOLN WAY 4/10/12 PDF
537 AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO WATER RATES 6/26/12 PDF
538 AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO SEWER USER CHARGES 6/26/12 PDF
539 539 AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO SOLID WASTE COLLECTION FEES 6/26/12 PDF
540 AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO SPRING AND FALL FEE PICKUP OF BULKY RUBBISH 9/25/12 PDF
541 AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO BOW HUNTING WITHIN CITY LIMITS 11/13/12 PDF
542 ORDINANCE VACATING PART OF ALLEY IN BLOCK 27 IN THE ORIGINAL TOWN OF JEFFERSON, IOWA 4/23/12 PDF
543 ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE DIVISION OF TAXES LEVIED ON TAXABLE PROPERTY INCLUDED IN THE 2013 ADMENDMENT TO THE JEFFERSON URBAN RENEWAL AREA 5/14/13 PDF
544 ORDINANCE CHANGING ZONING CLASSIFICATION FOR PROPERTY AT NORTH VINE AND WEST ADAMS STREETS 6/11/13 PDF
545 FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE VACATING PART OF ADAMS STREET AND ALLEY IN BLOCK 6 IN THE ORIGINAL TOWN OF JEFFERSON, IOWA 7/16/13 PDF
546 FINAL ADOPTION OF AN ORDIANCE CHANGING ZONING CLASSIFICATION FOR PROPERTY AT 201 EAST PERRY STREET FROM RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY DISTRICT TO LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT 9/10/13 PDF
547 VACATING ALLEY BETWEEN OUTLOTS 3 AND 4 IN MANNINGS ADDITION TO JEFFERSON 9/10/13 PDF
548 TEMPORARY DISCONTINUE OF SOLID WASTE 9/10/13 PDF
549 ADDING PERMITTED USES TO LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT 11/12/13 PDF
550 VACATING ALLEY BETWEEN 3 AND 4 IN MANNINGS ADDITIO 12/10/13 PDF
551 AMENDING JPROVISIONS PERTAINING TO PARKING FINES 1/14/2014 PDF
552 AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO PRIOR DELINQUENT WATER ACCOUNT 2/11/2014 PDF
553 ADDING A CHAPTER PERTAINING TO PROPERTY MAINTENANCE 4/8/2014 PDF
554 A CHAPTER PERTAINING TO PROPERTY MAINTENANCE 4/22/14 PDF
555 ORDINANCE VACATING UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD CROSSING AT NORTH PINET STREET 44/22/14 PDF
556 AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO WATER RATES 6/10/14 PDF
557 AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO SEWER USER CHARGES 6/10/14 PDF
558 ADDING A NEW CHAPTER PROVIDING FOR REGULATION OF BEES 6/10/14 PDF
559 PERTAINING TO ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE 6/10/14 PDF
560 VACATING PART OF LOCUST STREET BETWEEN BLOCKS 14 AND 15 IN GRAY'S ADDITION TO JEFFERSON NOVEMBER 11,2014 PDF
561 TAXES LEVIED ON TAXABLE PROPERTY IN THE 2014 AMENDMENT TO THE JEFFERSON URBAN RENEWAL AREA, PURSUANT TO SECTION 403.19 OF THE CODE OF IOWA NOVEMBER 11TH, 2014 PDF
562 AMENDING CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008 BY ADDING A NEW SECTION PROVIDING FOR PUD - PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT JANUARY 13, 2015 PDF
563 ADOPTING REPLACEMENT OFFICIAL ZONING MAP FOR THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA JANUARY 27,2015 PDF
564 APRIL 28,2015 ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, BY ADDING NEW SUBSECTIONS PROHIBITING PARKING ON PARTS OF REED, ADAMS, AND VINE STREETS, AND WILSON AVENUE. PDF
565 AN ORDINANCE CHANGING ZONING CLASSIFICATION FOR PROPERTY IN WATER TOWER SUBDIVISION PDF
566 AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008 BY AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO WATER RATES 8/11/2015 PDF
567 AN ORDIANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008. BY AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO SEWER USER CHARGES. 8/11/2015 PDF
568 AN ORDINANCE CHANGING ZONING CLASSIFICATION FOR PROPERTY AT NORTH ELM STREET OCTOBER 13, 2015 PDF
569 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008 BY AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO NO PARKING DURING SNOW REMOVAL. PDF
570 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, BY AMENDING FLOODPLAIN REGULATIONS UNDER CHAPTER 160 TO REMAIN COMPLIANT WITH REGULATIONS OF THE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM PDF
571 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, BY AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO WATER RATES PDF
572 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008 BY AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO SEWER USER CHANGES PDF
573 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, BY AMENDING PROVIISION PERTAINING TO BOW HUNTING WITHIN CITY LIMITS PDF
574 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008 BY AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO WARDS PDF
575 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, BY AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO COLLECTION FEES FOR SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING FEES PDF
576 CITY OF JEFFERSON AMENDING TRAFFIC AND SPEED REGULATIONS PDF
577 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, BY ADDING PROVISION PROVIDING FOR YARD WASTE SITE FEE PDF
578 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, BY ADDING A NEW PARAGRAPH TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION FOR PRESCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE CENTERS IN HD-HOLDING DISTRICT. PDF
579 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, BY AMENDING PROVISION PERTAINING TO CUSTOMER UTILITY SERVICE ACCOUNT DEPOSIT PDF
582 ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE EXISTING CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA, 2008, AS THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JEFFERSON, IOWA,2017 PDF


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