Lake City, Iowa
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Public Works & Utilities

The monthly residential utility bill from the City includes water, sewer, storm sewer and garbage. Bills are mailed on the last working day of each month and are due by the 20th of the next month. There is an after-hours drop slot located in the entry of City Hall. If you do not receive a bill please contact city hall. If the bill is not paid by the 20th, a ten-percent delinquent charge is added to the bill. Bills unpaid by the 20th of the current month will result in a disconnect notice, with shut-off six working days after. A $30.00 disconnection fee applies to accounts shut off for nonpayment and a $30.00 reconnection fee will be charged to reconnect.

Water Deposits: A water deposit of $100.00 must be paid and an application for water must be filled out before service will be turned on. The deposit is held until service is terminated.

Garbage Hauling: The City contracts with Art Daisy of Daisy Hauling (712-464-3680) to collect residential garbage and recycling. Please contact him directly to find out your day and time of pickup. Billing is done through the City and is on your monthly water bill.

Yard Waste: The City offers a yard waste disposal site approximately 2 miles south of Hwy 175 on Harris Avenue. The site is open year around, weather permitting. Hours of operation are sunrise to sunset, 7 days/week.Yard waste (such as leaves and tree limbs) may also be burned during the authorized open burning period, after a burn permit is obtained from City Hall. The burn season is designated as Monday through Saturday, April 1 - 30 and October 15 - November 15 from 8 AM - 8 PM.  Burn Permit.pdf

Utility Contact Numbers

Water/Sewer/Garbage (City of Lake City)


Cable Television (Mediacom)


Gas and Electric service (Mid American Energy)



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