Welcome to West Okoboji

The City of West Okoboji is located in Dickinson County nestled between Arnolds Park and Wahpeton. The county is named in honor of Daniel S. Dickinson, a lawyer and senator from New York. The community is on West Lake Okoboji, from which its name was taken. At one time, West Okoboji and Wahpeton were the same town, but separated in September of 1930.

City Announcements

Are you interested in?

Are you interested in being on the Planning and Zoning Commission or the Board of Adjustment Committee?  If so contact Lissa for details.


Garbage Pickup is Monday only.  Please have garbage out Sunday night.  Garbage will be rejected if any recyclables are in the garbage.  Garbage bags are available at City Hall.  If garbage day falls on a holiday it will be pick-up on Tuesday.


The City offers curbside pickup of plastic, glass, tin, paper and cardboard the 4th Monday in September – May.  If recycling falls on a holiday it will be picked up the following day. Recycling bins are also located behind City Hall for your use.  Please separate into the correct bins and flatten cardboard.  Thank you for … Read moreRECYCLING


Grass Clippings, Garden Waste and Leaves must be separate from Tree Limbs.  If you are using bags please use paper lawn bags instead of plastic.  Tree limbs shall be less than 4 inches in diameter and not longer than 4 feet. If you have a large amount please haul to the Recycling Facility 1/2 mile … Read moreYARD WASTE

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Interested in serving on a board or committee? Let us know!

We will keep a list of residents who are interested in serving on the various Boards and Committees of the City.  To be considered the next time an opening occurs, please complete this form & return it to City Hall to keep on file.