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BP Comm Center CLOSED – Monday, January 16th

The Belle Plaine Community Center will be closed with NO senior dining on Monday, January 16th.

Water Break Repair – Jan 12

The City of Belle Plaine is expecting to repair a water break near the intersection of 10th Avenue and 10th Street on Thursday, January 12. Residents in the area may be affected.

BP Driver’s License Station CLOSED – 1/11 & 1/18

We have been notified that the Belle Plaine Driver’s License Station located at the Community Center will be CLOSED on January 11th and January 18th.


     Hello Belle Plaine; it’s that time again to register your cats and dogs at City Hall.  This needs to be completed by January 31st as penalties go into effect on February 1st. Please make sure we have a copy of current rabies certificate.
     The clerk’s office in City Hall is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm and every Thursday evening until 8:00pm for your convenience.

Delay Notice – Hwy 21 Sidewalk Project

The Iowa DOT Sidewalk Improvement project along Highway 21 is nearly complete. Stabilization seed and mulch will be placed in the coming days and erosion control devices will remain in place where seed is not established. The Contractor will return to Belle Plaine in the spring to complete the project and check grass growth. The DOT appreciates your patience and understanding during construction. If you have any questions or immediate concerns, please contact Dax Suntken with Snyder & Associates Inc. at (319)-362-9394 or by email at, or the Iowa DOT at (515)-239-1080 or (515)-239-1402 or by email at

City Hall Now Accepts Credit Cards

Yes…Belle Plaine City Hall NOW has the ability to accept credit cards for payments in person at City Hall. Fees do apply.

CITY HALL US FLAG: Half-staff 6/25/16

The US flag at Belle Plaine City Hall will fly at half-staff from 9am to 5pm on Saturday, June 25th in honor of Dennis Kithcart Sr.  Dennis was an Army veteran who served from 1966 to 1968.


Starting on Thursday, June 16th, the City Clerk’s office will be open late each Thursday night until 8PM for your convenience.


Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 and other nondiscrimination authorities, it is the policy of the City Government of Belle Plaine, Iowa that discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or income status shall not occur in connection with any of its programs or activities.

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Nixle is a Community Information Service that is dedicated to helping people stay connected with the information that is most important to them and their family. With Nixle you will receive a text message or email from the Belle Plaine Police Department or the City Clerk’s Office.  For instance snow emergencies or delay in garbage pickup. It’s just one more tool to help keep you informed. To sign up text CITYOFBPIA to 888777 or go to to have notifications sent to your email.