Stanhope Municipal Utilities

  1. Sewer
    Sewer
    Bills are mailed on or about the 1st of each month.
  2. Electric
    Electric
    Utility Deposits or an acceptable letter of credit is required when you apply for services.
  3. Water
    Water
    Utility bills are due the 20th of the month and you pay at City Office, in the drop box west of the front door, or mailed.
  4. Garbage
    Garbage
    Garbage is picked up on Wednesday mornings. Monday holiday, Thursday pick-up.

Stanhope's Water Quality Report
http://iowaccr.org/Stanhope

Special pickups or in need of a dumpster, call The Trash Man (515) 832-5516 or 1-800-944-1118

RECYCLING

A recycling bin is located south of town in City lot south of old car wash.  Recycling needs to be separate in bin.

BUILDING PERMITS

Remember to apply at City Office for a building permit before doing any new construction or alterations/additions. And dont forget to call 811 before you dig.

YARD WASTE - BURNING

Open burning is permitted for yard waste only (see ORDINANCE for more details).  Please be courteous to your neighbors when burning.  No open burning in hot/dry conditions. Make sure to check to see if there is a ban for the county before you burn.

SPRING CLEAN-UP

Each spring, the City Spring Clean up providing you an opportunity to clean out your garage/attic and such.  Call the City Office for locating.

TAX ABATEMENTS

Contact City Office regarding tax abatements available for new construction of homes.

ENERGY REBATES

Bought a new appliance that is rated as an energy star appliance. City has rebates available for electric units. If it is a gas unit contact Black Hill Energy.

SOLICITING

Solicitors much have a peddlers permit. If not, law enforcement will be contacted. Contact City Office regarding permit.

COMMUNITY CENTER

Need a place to hold an event. Why not Stanhope Community Center. Built in 2011, it can hold up to 250 people. Has a full kitchen as well.

Call city for more information or
to check availability.

Rental fee: Room: $10/hr, $80 all day
Kitchen: $5/hr or $20 all day.
Deposit $150, Alcohol deposit $250

COMMUNITY BUILDING

Oldie but a goody. Nice location to have host an event. Is located in the basement. Also has a full kitchen. Rental fee is $40 a day. No deposit required.

PARK SHELTER

Need to host a get together and want to enjoy the outdoors. Stanhope City Park Shelter could be it. Built in 2016. If you want to use the kitchen, rent is $25 a day. The picnic area is open to everyone at all times. No deposit required.

TABLES AND CHAIRS

Don't have enough tables or chairs for your event. Call city to check out tables or chairs. First come, first sever bases. Local area only.