New to Iowa City?
Welcome to Iowa City! Whether for school, employment, or retirement, Iowa City is a great place to live. To help you get acquainted with your new home, refer to the comprehensive list of links below for helpful information.
City Hall Administrative Office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Police Non-Emergency / Routine Business: (24/7): 319-356-5275
City Hall, 410 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240
Fire Non-Emergency / Routine Business Calls: 319-356-5260
City Hall, 410 E. Washington St., Iowa City, IA 52240
Water/Sewer/Garbage/Stormwater/Yard Waste/Curbside Recycling:
City of Iowa City Utilities: 319-356-5066
City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street.
The City of Iowa City makes no recommendation concerning the service providers listed below.
Gas & Electric Hookup
MidAmerican Energy: 888-427-5632
1630 Lower Muscatine Rd., Iowa City
Television / Internet / Phone Service
In addition, there are numerous nationwide and local phone and Internet service providers available. Please consult your local listings for more information.
Internet Consumer Guide
Licenses and Registration:
- Animal Licenses & Regulations - Iowa City Animal Care & Adoption Center: 319-356-5295
4852 Sand Road SE (Take Gilbert Street South out of town 3 miles).
- Bicycle Licenses - Iowa City Police Department: 319-356-5275
City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street
- Driver’s License Station - Iowa State Dept. of Transportation: 319-338-5294 or toll free 1-800-532-1121
Eastdale Plaza, 1700 First Avenue
- Motor Vehicle Licenses/License Plates - Johnson County Treasurer’s Office: 319-356-6091
Johnson County Administration Building; 913 S. Dubuque Street
- Voter Registration and Information - Johnson County Auditor’s Office: 319-356-6004
1st floor, Johnson County Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque Street
- Vital Records - Johnson County Recorder’s Office: 319-356-6093
Johnson County Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque Street.
Garbage, Waste, and Recycling:
- Landfill: 319-356-5185
3900 Hebl Ave SW - Take Melrose Avenue West 2 Miles
- Household Hazardous Waste Disposal: 319-356-5185
Located at Iowa City Landfill. Call ahead for appointment.
- Recycling Drop Off Locations
Public School District:
- Iowa City Community School District: 319-688-1000
1725 North Dodge Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52245
Child Care Resources:
Iowa Department of Human Services Child Care Public Web Portal: 1-800-972-2017
Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral: 877-216-8481
- Iowa City Transit: 319-356-5151
- SEATS Paratransit Service: 319-339-6128
- University of Iowa CAMBUS: 319-335-8633
- Coralville Transit: 319-248-1790
- Inter-City Bus - Greyhound Bus Terminal: 319-337-2127
Court Street Transportation Center, Dubuque/Court Streets.
- Parking Facilities/Permits/Enforcement - Parking Office: 319-356-5151
Tower Place Ramp, 335 Iowa Avenue
- Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) (serving Iowa City): 319- 362-8336
2121 Arthur Collins Parkway SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
- Iowa City Municipal Airport: (general aviation) 319-356-5045
1801 S. Riverside Drive.
Leisure and Recreation:
- Iowa City Public Library: 319-356-5200
123 S. Linn Street.
- Parks and Recreation: 319-356-5100
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St.
- Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center: 319-356-522028 S. Linn Street.
Human Services Resources:
- Social Services - Johnson County: 319-356-6090
855 S. Dubuque St.