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We have been informed that the railroad crossings at both 8th and 9th Avenues will be closed on Friday, April 24th from approximately 7am-5pm for repairs.

Park & Rec – Super Sign Up Day – Saturday, April 18th

The Park and Recreation Super Sign Up Day will be held at the Community Center from 10am-noon on Saturday, April 18th.  The activity brochures will be sent home with Pre-K thru 6th grade kids in BP schools on Friday, 4/17.  They will also be available at City Hall and at the Community Center on Saturday.


This is just a brief reminder to register your cats and dogs before the end of January to avoid any penalties. City Hall is open from 8:30am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Thank you!

Understanding Your New Water Bill

Click on the attachment to see an explanation of some of the features of your new water bill.  If you have ANY questions, feel free to contact City Hall and we will be happy to offer additional explanations if needed. Understanding Your New Water Bill


Burning Hours change starting September 1st.  Burning hours are now 7 days a week from 4pm-9pm daily.

Water Restrictions Lifted

With input from our water department, we have decided to lift the water restrictions for a two week trial run starting on Friday, June 27.  We will monitor our wells to see how they react.  We still caution residents to use moderation when dealing with any outdoor water use.   Mayor Dave Fish


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 [...]

Sign up for a Nixle account – It’s FREE

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. [...]

Outdoor Burning Regulations

Burning Hours and Regulations Section 3-26-14  Regulating and Prohibiting Outdoor Burning.  No garbage, wool, rubber, leather, plastic or refuse shall be burned outdoors at any time within the limits of this city. (1)   Definitions. For use within this ordinance the following terms are defined: (a)  Garbage. As used in this ordinance, the definition for “garbage” shall [...]

Making Water Bill Payments

SECTION 6-81-11    METHOD OF PAYMENT. Payment of bills shall be made by cash, check or money order. Check or money order shall be made payable to the Belle Plaine Water Department. Checks, unless certified, are credited subject to collection. Cash payments are to be made only at the Water Department Office at City Hall. Checks [...]