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Garbage service for single-family homes is included in the monthly water bill. To begin service, please contact Grimes City Hall at 515-986-3036.
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City Hall is open Monday through Friday from 8 am until 4:30 pm.
City Hall is located at:101 NE Harvey StreetGrimes, IA 50111
It is at the corner of 1st Street (Highway 44) and Harvey Street.
The Grimes City Council meets at 5:30 pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.
Meetings are held at the Grimes Community Complex:410 SE Main StreetGrimes, IA 50111
Meetings are also available electronically via Zoom. Always check the meeting agenda to verify the location.
To start water service, go to our Utility Sign-Up Page. Please call City Hall with questions at 515-986-3036.
The City of Grimes does not allow parking on any streets or alleys when the snow ordinance is in effect. The current fine for violating the snow ordinance (Grimes Code of Ordinances Chapter 69.11) is $50.
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Law enforcement is contracted through the Polk County Sheriffs Department. If you have an emergency dial 911. For non-emergencies call 515-286-3333.
Open burning of yard waste and debris is not allowed.
Open fires for cooking, heating, recreation and ceremonies are allowed, provided they comply with the limits for emission of visible air contaminants established by the State Department of Natural Resources (IAC, 567-23.2[3e]).
For more information see Chapter 105.04 of the Grimes Code of Ordinances.
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If talking to the dog owner does not solve the problem, the next step is to call the Polk County non-emergency number, 515-286-3333. They will send a deputy out to document the problem and discuss it with the dog owner.