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Dog and cat licenses may be purchased by taking the pet's current rabies vaccination records to the Animal Control Division office located at 1020 Railroad Ave, Ste. B.
Dog licenses may be purchased, without penalty, until end of business on February 14th each year. A $15.00 penalty will be assessed to each dog license sold on or after February 15th each year.
Cat licenses may be purchased, without penalty, until end of business on March 14th each year. A $15.00 penalty will be assessed to each cat license sold on or after March 15th each year.
Licenses purchased for new pets will be sold for 1/2 price when purchased on or after July 1st.
License tags purchased after December 1, 2014, are permanent tags. We will simply renew this tag each year, and not issue a new tag unless your original becomes lost or destroyed. There is a $5.00 fee for a replacement tag.
Fill out the pet license application. You can download the application by using the following link: Pet license application
For more information, please contact the Council Bluffs Community Development Department at 712.328.4629 or reference Chapter 15.23.030(04) Recreational Vehicle Parking of the Council Bluffs Municipal Code. Council Bluffs Municipal Code
• Housing Development – The conservation and redevelopment of established neighborhoods and the preservation and expansion of their housing stock.• Economic Development – The revitalization of commercial properties and job creating projects that benefit low and moderate income people.• Public Services and Facilities – The development of physical and human service projects that benefit low and moderate income people by non-profit organizations.
This city facility, located at 4441 Gifford Rd., is open the following hours: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Household Hazardous Waste Disposal is available at the facility during the following hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 2nd Saturday of each month: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The easiest way to find out what we take is to click on the link below or call and talk to us at 712-328-4985.
Pottawattamie County Treasurer
Parking Ticket Appeal Form
Payments may be made online by credit card by using the following link: Red Light Ticket Online Payments
An original certificate of insurance shall be submitted to the Council Bluffs Fire Department.Please submit an insurance certificate a minimum of thirty days prior to the date of the event forapproval by the City Attorney.
Once the appropriate applications are made, there will be a review of the application by amember of the Council Bluffs Fire Marshal's Office.
The Fire Marshal's Office shall conduct a walk-through inspection and upon request, there shallbe a representative demonstration of the pyrotechnics display.
A site inspection shall be made of the shooting area to include safe zone and fallout perimeter. Ifthe shoot site or the pyrotechnic display is deemed unsafe, the display can be postponed orcancelled per the authority having the jurisdiction.
A fee of $150 made payable to the Council Bluffs Fire Department. Applicants shall comply withall storage and transportation of pyrotechnic materials as per federal and state codes.
All indoors pyrotechnic displays shall require a minimum of (1) one stand by fire personnel onscene. Additional personnel and/or equipment may be required as per the authority havingjurisdiction. Standby personnel to be of the expense of the entity putting on display.
All outdoor pyrotechnic events shall be reviewed by the Fire Marshal's Office. A minimum of (2)two standby fire personnel and equipment will be required for events on all City-owned property.Events on privately-owned property may require the presence of standby fire watch firepersonnel as determined by the Fire Chief or his designee. All standby firewatch personnel will beprovided by the Council Bluffs Fire Department at the expense of the event sponsor or shooter.
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Go To SearchAlert IowaChief's MessageCustomer FeedbackDirectoryEMS (Ambulance)Fire/EMS ReportsFire Station ToursFire Suppression DivisionHazardous Materials ResponseISO RatingPrevention DivisionSafety Tips & First AidSevere Weather Warning SirensSmoke DetectorsTraining DivisionYou are here: Home > Departments > Fire Department > Customer FeedbackCustomer FeedbackThe Council Bluffs Fire Department is proud to be of service to the citizens of Council Bluffs and to the many people who visit our community. In order to maintain the quality of our services and to continue seeking better ways to serve you, we welcome your comments, suggestions and questions. You can contact the Fire Department at (712) 328-4646.
Council Bluffs Fire Department 200 South 4th Street Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Fax (712) 328-4916
Your request should be completed and available within five work days and we will call to let you know it is available. No fee is charged for the basic Fire Report.
Council Bluffs Fire Department Report Request Form
Council Bluffs Fire Department 200 South 4th Street Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Fax (712) firstname.lastname@example.org Your request should be completed and available within five work days and we will call to let you know it is available. No fee is charged for the Patient Report.
Your request should be completed and available within ten work days and we will call to let you know it is available. A fee based on the number of pages and time spent will be due when you pick up the report. Fees for reports are established in the City Municipal Code.
Current fees are: 1st page $ 10.00 Each additional page: $ 0.50
Note that there are additional fees for photos, cd’s and other media material if requested.
*A charge based on the hourly rate of the person performing the task will be made if the time spent retrieving files, supervising the examination of records, and/or copying of records exceeds fifteen minutes.
Fire Investigation Report
If you prefer, you can access your account and update your insurance information online. You will need your account number and zip code readily available. Intermedix's Secure Website
Please see the link below for Hazardous Materials disposal hours.
If you have questions, contact the Recycling Center at (712) 328-4985 or (877)-366-9812. Check this site for more information on Hazardous Material disposal.
Hydrant Party Schedule
2. A recreational fire shall be no larger than 3ft in diameter and 2ft in height and at least 25 feet from any combustible surface such as a fence, wall, or other surface.
3. Portable outdoor fireplaces (UL listed fire ring, chiminea, or similar purchased device) shall be located at least 15 ft from any combustible surface such as a fence, wall, or other surface.
4. There must be a hose or fire extinguisher close by.
5. The only material allowed to burn is firewood. No leaves, yard waste, lumber scraps, or household waste may be burned.
6. Be aware of where the smoke is going. The homeowner is responsible for keeping the smoke from becoming a nuisance. Offensive or objectionable smoke may result in a civil fine.
7. If the fire department is dispatched to a recreational fire repeatedly, the home owner/tenant may be subject to a civil citation.
8. We urge the use of common sense.
Please reference the municipal code for additional information.
Municipal Code 4.02.00
Online Accident Reports
View our document on vehicle release information to find out what you need to know.
Any accident where the combined damage to all vehicles involved is over $1,500.00 must be reported.
In the event that an officer was not summoned to the scene, a report may be filed at the police station.
All parties involved in the accident are required to be present at the time the report is filed.
Parties involved are required to have their drivers' license, registration for the vehicle, and proof of insurance.
Contact the City Treasurer's Office at (712) 890-5316 Monday through Friday between 8:00 am & 5:00 pm to sign up for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection services and to verify your collection day.
Visit the following link to view the recycling calendar.
Send a note with your name, address and telephone number explaining that you would like a Poly-cart delivered and a $70.00 check made out to the Treasurer’s Office. The check should be sent to 209 Pearl Street, and the Poly-cart will be delivered the following Friday after payment is received.
Ask about Poly-carts at the Recycling Center; pay $60.00, and take one home with you. The Recycling Center is located at:4441 Gifford Road Council Bluffs, IA 51501 (712) 328-4985 Click here for information about a Poly-cart.
Call the Council Bluffs Recycling Center at (712) 328-4985.
If the due date occurs on a weekend or holiday, the bill is due and must be received the following business day by mail, in person or online by 5:00 p.m. A $20 late fee shall be assessed for any bill paid after these dates.In addition, unpaid fees that are 60 days late are considered delinquent. All delinquent accounts shall be liened to the property unless the delinquent account is the responsibility of the tenant. The tenant is then subject to a municipal citation and fines up to $830. Pay your sanitation bill online here.
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