City Ordinances

The index for the “Code of Ordinances” for the City of West Okoboji follows. Please click on the Chapter you wish to download to see the file. Updates and amendments may not be fully reflected in the Ordinance on this website. Please check with City Hall before relying on the version contained here. This information is provided “as is-no warranty”, is not intended as legal advice, and is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with your own professional advisor.

CODE OF ORDINANCES
CITY OF WEST OKOBOJI, IOWA
TABLE OF CONTENTS

GENERAL CODE PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 1 – CODE OF ORDINANCES 1
CHAPTER 2 – CHARTER 9
CHAPTER 3 – MUNICIPAL INFRACTIONS 11
CHAPTER 5 – OPERATING PROCEDURES 21
CHAPTER 6 – CITY ELECTIONS 29
CHAPTER 7 – FISCAL MANAGEMENT 35
CHAPTER 10 – URBAN RENEWAL 39

ADMINISTRATION, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

CHAPTER 15 – MAYOR 71
CHAPTER 16 – MAYOR PRO TEM 73
CHAPTER 17 – CITY COUNCIL 75
CHAPTER 18 – CITY CLERK 83
CHAPTER 19 – CITY TREASURER 87
CHAPTER 20 – CITY ATTORNEY 89
CHAPTER 21 – CITY ADMINISTRATOR 91
CHAPTER 22 – PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR 93
CHAPTER 23 – PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION 95

POLICE, FIRE AND EMERGENCIES

CHAPTER 30 – CONTRACT LAW ENFORCEMENT 111
CHAPTER 35 – FIRE PROTECTION AGREEMENT 125

PUBLIC OFFENSES

CHAPTER 40 – PUBLIC PEACE 141
CHAPTER 41 – PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY 149
CHAPTER 42 – PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY 157
CHAPTER 45 – ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND INTOXICATION 185
CHAPTER 46 – MINORS 187
CHAPTER 47 – NOISE POLLUTION 189
CHAPTER 48 – PARK REGULATIONS 193

NUISANCES AND ANIMAL CONTROL

CHAPTER 50 – NUISANCE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE 201
CHAPTER 51 – JUNK AND JUNK VEHICLES 205
CHAPTER 55 – ANIMAL PROTECTION AND CONTROL 235
CHAPTER 56 – DANGEROUS AND VICIOUS ANIMALS 241

TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

CHAPTER 60 – ADMINISTRATION OF TRAFFIC CODE 261
CHAPTER 61 – TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES 265
CHAPTER 62 – GENERAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS 267
CHAPTER 63 – SPEED REGULATIONS 275
CHAPTER 64 – TURNING REGULATIONS 277
CHAPTER 65 – STOP OR YIELD REQUIRED 279
CHAPTER 66 – LOAD AND WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS 281
CHAPTER 67 – PEDESTRIANS 283
CHAPTER 68 – ONE-WAY TRAFFIC 285
CHAPTER 69 – PARKING REGULATIONS 287
CHAPTER 70 – TRAFFIC CODE ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES 301
CHAPTER 75 – ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES AND SNOWMOBILES 315
CHAPTER 76 – BICYCLE REGULATIONS 321
CHAPTER 77 – GOLF CARTS 323
CHAPTER 80 – ABANDONED VEHICLES 335

WATER

CHAPTER 90 – WATER SERVICE SYSTEM 351
CHAPTER 91 – WATER METERS 355
CHAPTER 92 – WATER RATES 359

SANITARY SEWER

CHAPTER 95 – ON-SITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS 381

GARBAGE AND SOLID WASTE

CHAPTER 105 – SOLID WASTE CONTROL 401
CHAPTER 106 – COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE 407

FRANCHISES AND OTHER SERVICES

CHAPTER 110 – NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE 421
CHAPTER 111 – ELECTRIC FRANCHISE – INTERSTATE POWER 425
CHAPTER 112 – ELECTRIC FRANCHISE – ITC MIDWEST 429
CHAPTER 113 – ENERGY PROVIDERS FRANCHISE FEE 433

REGULATION OF BUSINESS AND VOCATIONS

CHAPTER 120 – LIQUOR LICENSES AND WINE AND BEER PERMITS 455
CHAPTER 121 – CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO PERMITS 459
CHAPTER 122 – PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS AND TRANSIENT MERCHANTS 463
CHAPTER 123 – HOUSE MOVERS 467
CHAPTER 124 – SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES 475

STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

CHAPTER 135 – STREET USE AND MAINTENANCE 495
CHAPTER 137 – VACATION AND DISPOSAL OF STREETS 499
CHAPTER 138 – NAMING OF STREETS 500

BUILDING AND PROPERTY REGULATIONS

CHAPTER 145 – DANGEROUS BUILDINGS 525
CHAPTER 146 – GREEN’S BEACH REGULATIONS 529
CHAPTER 150 – TREES 545

ZONING AND SUBDIVISION

CHAPTER 165 – ZONING REGULATIONS 565
CHAPTER 166 – SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS 567