City of Elkader Municipal Services

Reminders from City Code

46.05 (3) Unless accompanied by a responsible adult, no minor under the age of 18 shall be in any public place during the following times: A. 11:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. Sunday night through Friday morning. B. 12:00 a.m. (midnight) - 5:00 a.m. Friday night through Sunday morning.

55.06 It is unlawful to allow animals to run at large.

69.12 If a snow emergency has not been declared, no parking November 1 to April 1 from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. when there is an accumulation of snow.

69.13 Street Cleaning - no parking zones. No parking 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. Monday and/or Friday (see signage) for sweeping streets.

76.09 No bicycle riding upon a sidewalk in the business district. Pedestrians have the right-of-way on sidewalks.

105.06 Burn leaves & yard waste only from sunrise to sunset with adult supervision. Do not burn on city streets or alleys.

135.05 Avoid placing grass clippings or leaves on the streets.

135.12 It is unlawful to place snow onto a public street or alley.

136.03 Remove snow, ice & debris from sidewalks promptly.

151.03 It is the property owner's responsibility to trim trees.

155.05 Building permits are required for most projects.

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