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Recent Ordinances

Ordinance Number

Title

Adopted

240 AMENDING THE ZONING MAP BY DESIGNATING IDENTIFIED PARCELS AS A C- 2 HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT March 9, 2014
241 CONSTRUCTION SITE EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL June 8, 2015
242 AMENDING THE ELY ZONING MAP BY DESIGNATING TWO CONTIGUOUS PARCELS AS AN M-1 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT November 9, 2015
243 ENACTING A STORM WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AND STORM WATER MANAGEMENT UTILITY November 9, 2015
244 ENACTING SEWER CONNECTION SURCHARGE FOR KUNKEL ADDITION/DEER V ALLEY November 9, 2015
245 ENACTING THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODE November 9, 2015
246 ADOPTING AND ENACTING ELY ELECTRICAL REGULATIONS November 9, 2015
247 AN ORDINANCE TO PROHIBIT SMOKING AND THE USE OF TOBACCO AND NICOTINE IN PUBLIC PARKS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES. January 18, 2016
248 AMENDING PROVISIONS REGARDING RESIDENTIAL SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLES COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL April 11, 2016
249 NOT APPROVED NOT ENACTED
250 AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH SPEED ZONES ON JAPPA ROAD September 12, 2016
251 AN ORDINANCE REAFFIRMING THE MINIMUM WAGE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN IOWA CODE CHAPTER 91D AND REJECTING THE LINN COUNTY, IOWA ORDINANCE DEVIATING FROM THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 91D OF THE 2016 CODE OF IOWA.  

October 10, 2016

252 AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH SPEED ZONES ON STATE STREET January 16, 2017
254 June 12, 2017
255 June 12, 2017

 

Code of Ordinances

IMPORTANT:

PLEASE NOTE  THIS CITY CODE WAS LAST UPDATED IN 2002. REVISIONS SINCE THAT DATE MAY NOT BE INCLUDED

PLEASE CONSULT THE CITY CLERK FOR CHANGES

ELY MUNICIPAL CODE OF ORDINANCES of 2002

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE I – GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 1          GENERAL PROVISIONS (pg. 1)

CHAPTER 2          RIGHT OF ENTRY (pg. 5)

CHAPTER 3          PENALTY (pg. 6)

CHAPTER 4          PROCEDURE FOR HEARINGS BY THE CITY COUNCIL (pg. 8)

TITLE II – POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1          CITY CHARTER (pg. 11)

CHAPTER 2          APPOINTMENT AND QUALIFICATION OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS (pg. 12)

CHAPTER 3          POWERS AND DUTIES OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS (pg. 14)

CHAPTER 4          SALARIES OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS (pg. 22)

CHAPTER 5          CITY FINANCE (pg. 23)

CHAPTER 6          POSTING (pg. 26)

CHAPTER 7          CITY ELECTIONS (pg. 27)

CHAPTER 8          POLICE DEPARTMENT (pg. 28)

CHAPTER 9          CITY COUNCIL (pg. 30)

CHAPTER 10        DISASTER RECOVERY & RECONSTRUCTION (pg. 32)

TITLE III – COMMUNITY PROTECTION

CHAPTER 1          OFFENSES (pg. 43)

CHAPTER 2          NUISANCES (pg. 48)

CHAPTER 3          TRAFFIC CODE (pg. 52)

CHAPTER 4          DANGEROUS BUILDINGS (pg. 68)

CHAPTER 5          TREES AND DUTCH ELM DISEASE CONTROL (pg. 70)

CHAPTER 6          CURFEW FOR MINORS (pg. 72)

CHAPTER 7          REGULATING PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS, AND TRANSIENT MERCH (pg. 75)

CHAPTER 8          CIGARETTE LICENSE (pg. 78)

CHAPTER 9          BEER AND LIQUOR LICENSES (pg. 80)

CHAPTER 10         JUNK AND ABANDONED VEHICLES (pg. 82)

CHAPTER 11         RESERVED (pg. 87)

CHAPTER 12        HOUSE MOVERS (pg. 88)

TITLE IV – MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH

CHAPTER 1          ANIMAL CONTROL (pg. 91)

TITLE V – HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER 1          LIBRARY SERVICES (pg. 96)

CHAPTER 2          RECREATION COMMISSION (pg. 99)

CHAPTER 3          COMMUNITY CENTER BUILDING REGULATIONS (pg. 101)

TITLE VI – PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

CHAPTER 1          RESERVED (pg. 102)

CHAPTER 2          UTILITIES – SANITARY SYSTEM (pg. 103)

CHAPTER 3          UTILITIES – WATER SYSTEM (pg. 116)

CHAPTER 4          UTILITIES – RESOURCE RECOVERY AND REFUSE DISPOSAL (pg. 121)

CHAPTER 5          UTILITIES – BILLING CHARGES (pg. 128)

CHAPTER 6          STREET CUTS AND EXCAVATIONS (pg. 132)

CHAPTER 7          STREET AND SIDEWALK GRADES (pg. 134)

CHAPTER 8          SIDEWALK REGULATIONS (pg. 135)

CHAPTER 9          NAMING OF STREETS (pg. 144)

CHAPTER 10        VACATION AND DISPOSAL (pg. 145)

CHAPTER 11        PURCHASE OF CITY SERVICES (pg. 146)

CHAPTER 12        PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION (pg. 147)

CHAPTER 13        ZONING ORDINANCE (pg. 149)

CHAPTER 14        SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE (pg. 191)

CHAPTER 15        FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE (pg. 218)

CHAPTER 16        AIRPORT ZONING REGULATIONS (pg. 233)

CHAPTER 17        HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION (pg. 239)

TITLE VII – SPECIAL ORDINANCES

CHAPTER 1          NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE (pg. 240)

CHAPTER 2          ELECTRIC FRANCHISE (pg. 242)

CHAPTER 3          TELEPHONE FRANCHISE (pg. 244)

CHAPTER 4          CATV FRANCHISE (pg. 245)