Many City of Iowa City services are available online, including payments, program registration and transit routes and scheduling. Rental permit and building inspection information, in addition to bids and request for proposals are also online. 

Keep a pulse on City news and information by signing up for Iowa City communication services. Browse City of Iowa City job openings and apply online

Online payments

Information below on how to pay utilities, parking citations and other Iowa City bills on the web. 

Credit card payments of more than $15,000 will not be accepted. Checks should be used instead. 


Pay utility bills, start or stop utility service or sign up for automatic Surepay utility bill payments.

Sign up to receive your utility bill by email.

Learn more about other City of Iowa City utility services including garbage, recycling, as well as food and yard waste curbside pick up. 


Look up and pay parking tickets, purchase parking permits and learn more about the parking ticket appeal process in Iowa City. 

General Billing 

Pay landfill bill or pay other miscellaneous accounts receivable.  

Online program registration and reservations 

Browse, enroll and pay for Iowa City Parks and Recreation programming. See the latest offerings from the Iowa City Senior Center or reserve a City park or facility for your next event. 

Transit services 

View Iowa City bus routes and bus schedules online, and learn how to purchase fares and passes.  

Permits and Inspection Services

Find permit and licensing information as well as resources for rental, construction and inspections.   

Bids and requests for proposals

Find information for bidding including Commodities, services and consulting bids, as well as construction project bids

Communication services 

Sign up to receive City of Iowa City emails or e-subscriptions, follow the City on social media and report concerns online. Watch City Council Meetings, search public documents and shop for used items via GovDeals.  

Employment information  

Browse City of Iowa City job listings, learn about the application process and apply for jobs online



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