City Codes and Ordinances

Recent Ordinances

Ordinance Number

Title

Adopted

224 AN ORDINANCE TO PERMIT OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS AND ALL-TERRAIN VEHILES ON CITY STREETS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND THE REGISTRATION OF SUCH VEHICLES March 14, 2011
225 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING PARKING March 14, 2011
226 AMENDING THE ELY ZONING MAP BY DESIGNATING DESCRIBED PARCELS AS R-1 SINGLE FAMILY May 9, 2011
227 ESTABLISHING SPECIAL STOP AT INTERSECTION OF HIGHLAND ROAD AND HILLCREST STREET June 13, 2011
228 ESTABLISHING ONE SIDE OF STREET ONLY PARKING AT SPECIFIED LOCATIONS December 12, 2011
229 ENACTING A STORM WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AND STORM WATER MANAGEMENT UTILITY November 14, 2011
230 ESTABLISHING STOP FOR ALL TRAFFIC AT INTERSECTION OF JAPPA ROAD AND ROGERS CREEK ROAD AND ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL 25 MPH SPEED LIMIT ON ROGERS CREEK ROAD July 9, 2012
231 AN ORDINANCE REVISING SANITARY SEWER USE AND RENTAL RATES October 8, 2012
232 AMENDING THE TEXT OF THE ELY ZONING ORDINANCE BY ADDING THE C-1a DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICT October 8, 2012
233 AMENDING THE ELY ZONING MAP BY DESIGNATING DESCRIBED PARCELS AS C-1A DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL March 11, 2013
234 AN ORDINANCE REVISING THE SIGN REGULATIONS OF THE ELY ZONING ORDINANCE June 10, 2013
235 STOP INTERSECTIONS AND NO-PARKING AREAS IN SOUTHBROOK 10TH ADDITION May 13, 2013
236 AN ORDINANCE TO ALLOW AND REGULATE THE KEEPING OF CHICKENS WITHIN ELY CITY LIMITS August 12, 2013
237 ADOPTING AND ENACTING THE 2013 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODE November 11, 2013
238 AMENDING THE ZONING MAP BY DESIGNATING SPECIFIC PARCELS R-1 SINGLE FAMILY AND OTHER SPECIFIC PARCELS R-2 MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS March 12, 2014
239 NOT APPROVED NOT ENACTED
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

 

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)