Code Updates

To see recent ordinance changes that have been approved by City Council, please see below and click on the ordinance number to see a PDF version of the ordinance.  The below updates underneath a date are from Iowa Codification and are the entire Code of Ordinances.

Code changes approved by City Council - 2022

Ordinance NumberOrdinance Description
2022-552Amends Chapter 55 Animal Protection & Control
2022-553Amends Code Section 1.15 Fines and Fee Schedules
2022-554Amends Code Section 3.01 Wards and Precincts
2022-555Designating property for an Urban Renewal Area
2022-556Amends Code Section 167.05 Floodplain Management Standards
2022-557Amends Code Section 17.02 Powers & Duties
2022-558Amends Code Section 63.04 Special Speed Zones
2022-559Amends Code Section 55.17 Number of Animals Limited
2022-560Creates Code Section 69.30 Emergency Parking/Loading Zones
2022-561Amends Code Section 20.05 City Attorney Attendance at Meetings
2022-562Amends Code Sections 45.01, 45.02(2), 120.03, 120.04, 120.05, 120.06, 120.07 related to Alcoholic Beverage Control
2022-563Amends Code Sections 75.04 and 75.05(9) pertaining to All-Terrain Vehicles & Snowmobiles

Code changes approved by City Council - 2021

Ordinance NumberOrdinance Description
2021-528Repeal/replace Chapter 75-ATV
2021-529Amend ORD 254-0898, rezoning property
2021-530Storm Water Management Utility
2021-531Designating property for an Urban Renewal Area
2021-532Remote Water Meter Replacement
2021-533Amending Provisions to Stop Required
2021-534Amend Ord254-0898, rezoning Property
2021-535Amend Rezoning Ordinance 254-0898
2021-536Amend Ordinance to No Parking Zones
2021-537Delete Property TIF Finance Independence URA
2021-538Taxes Levied on Taxable Property Independence URA
2021-539Amendment for Peddlers, Solicitors & Transient merchants
2021-540Amending Provisions Pertaining to Litter
2021-541Amending 2018 Multi-Residential Urban Revitalization Area
2021-542Amends Chapter 35, Fire Department
2021-543Amends Chapter 120, Alcoholic Beverage Control
2021-544Amends Chapter 62, Section 01
2021-545Amends Sections 80.03 and 80.04, Abandoned Vehicles
2021-546Creates new Section 41.16, Failure to Assist
2021-547Amends Chapter 122, Peddlers Solicitors, and Transient Merchants
2021-548Amends Section 40.03, Disorderly Conduct
2021-549Amends Section 41.06, Interference with Official Acts
2021-550Amend ORD 254-0898, rezoning property
2021-551Amends Chapter 3, Wards and Precincts

Code changes approved by City Council - 2020

Ordinance NumberOrdinance Description
2020-512Amending two hour parking zones, Chapter 69.12
2020-513Amending all night parking prohibited, Chapter 69.09
2020-514Adopts New Code of Ordinances 
2020-515Designating property for an Urban Renewal Area
2020-516Vacation & Conveyance of unused Right of Way
2020-517Creates Chapter 71, automated traffic enforcement
2020-518Amends schedule of fines for violations, Chapter 70.02
2020-519Amends Solid Waste Disposal, Chapter 105.12
2020-520Creates Chapter 74, golf carts
2020-521Adopting the Code of Ordinances
2020-522Create chapter 166 Pool and Spas
2020-523Amending Chapters 55 and 56
2020-524Amend Code pertaining to no Parking Zones
2020-525Zoning Ord to allow install of Wheelchair ramps and stoops
2020-526Rezoning of Property
2020-527Flood Plain Management 

Code changes approved by City Council - 2019

Ordinance NumberOrdinance Description
2019-504Rezoning of property
2019-505Rezoning of property
2019-506Rezoning of property
2019-507Amending one way traffic, Chapter 68.01
2019-508Amending one way traffic, Chapter 68.01
2019-509Rezoning of property
2019-510Rezoning of property
2019-511Designating property for an Urban Renewal Area

Code changes approved by City Council - 2018

Ordinance NumberOrdinance Description
2018-498Designating property for the Urban Revitalization Area 
2018-499Amending stops required, Chapter 65.02
2018-500Rezoning of property
2018-501Amending fireworks regulations, Chapter 41.13
2018-502Amending Airport Board, Chapter 25.04
2018-503Designating property for an Urban Renewal Area

Code changes approved by City Council - 2017

Ordinance NumberOrdinance Description
2017-482Amending Planing & Zoning Ordinances, Chapter 3.24
2017-483Amending Chapters 155 - 165 to update to International Building Code
2017-484Amending rates of services, Chapters 92.01, 92.02, and 99.05
2017-485Revised entire Chapter 180, Airport Ordinances
2017-486Amending City Boundaries, Chapter 41.13
2017-487Deleting TIF districts, Goldfinch Court and Pines 2nd Addition
2017-488Adding to Urban Renewal Area, 2017 Pines Addition
2017-489Adding to Urban Renewal Area, 2017 Jackson Green
2017-490Adding new Chapter 115, Perpetual Care Cemetery
2017-491Repealing section pertaining to Firearms/Weapon Free Zone, Chapter 41.15
2017-492Amending parking regulations, 2nd St SE, Chapter 69.08
2017-493Adding section on disorderly house, Chapter 40.08
2017-494Amending fireworks regulations, Chapter 41.13
2017-495Adding new chapter for Airport Board, Chapter 25
2017-496Revised sections 55.12 and 55.06
2017-497Revise and Repeal sections in Chapter 56

Code changes approved by City Council - 2016

Ordinance Number
Ordinance Description
2016-477Amending provisions to litter, Chapter 105.02
2016-478Amending provisions to lien exemption, Chapter 92.06
2016-479Amending provisions to interference with official acts, Chapter 41.06
2016-480Amending stops required, Chapter 65.02
2016-481Amending yields required, Chapter 65.04