Dog Leash Requirement

When walking your dog, please clean up after your pet.

FY2023 BUDGET

2021 Annual Financial ReportNational Pollutant DischargeSmall Business Grant APP

Code of ORDINANCES
CODE of ORDINANCES 2021
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Updated Code of Ordinaces APPROVED: 03-Feb-2021

The Code of Ordinances of the City of New Sharon, Iowa were approved after a Public Hearing. The new Code of Ordinances can be viewed by clicking the image above, or by visiting the menu option Ordinances (Building Permit) on the launch page of this website.

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SHARON, IOWA
Better known as New Sharon, Iowa was developed in 1856 and occupies approximately one square mile in Mahaska county. Today, it is a friendly little town of approximately 1300 people – way out in the middle of everywhere – 12 miles north of Oskaloosa, 17 miles south of Grinnell and 15 miles east of Pella. Through more than a century and a half of growth, our town has kept its charm and beauty. NEW SHARON, IOWA  50207

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TRASH MUST BE ON THE CURB BY 8:00 A.M

City Wide Clean-up
New Sharon Citywide Cleanup

Friday, July 1st, 2022

City Wide CLEAN-UP 1-Day event is scheduled …. conditions apply.

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MOWING RESPONSIBILITIES

 

City Ordinance 52.04
RESPONSIBILITY TO CUT; CITY ACTION

The owners, agents or occupants of all lots and parcels of ground within the City shall cut, or cause to be cut, all weeds or tall grass on their respective premises as aforesaid not later than… (read ordinance)

Did you know …. that it is not acceptable to discharge lawn clippings into a city street where it is likely to be washed into the storm sewer?

City Ordinance 135.03

PLACING DEBRIS ON

It is unlawful for any person to throw or deposit on any street or alley any glass, glass bottle, nails, tacks, wire, cans, trash, garbage, rubbish, litter, offal,leaves, grass or any other debris likely to be washed into the storm sewer and clog the storm sewer, or any substance likely to injure any person, animal or vehicle.”

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2014 Audit Results

A copy of the June, 2014 audit report is available for review in the City Clerk’s office, in the Office of the Auditor of State and on the Auditor of the State’s website.
Audit Report

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snowordinance

City snow ordinances – read the PDF document of Ordinances relating to snow removal requirements; including your responsibility as a property owner along with those that maintain the properties of others.
Snow Ordinances

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A copy of the 2017 Water Quality report is available for your review. Clicking on the icon will take you to the PDF report.
Water Quality