Click here for a list of addresses who have been issued
their only warning for long grass, weeds, and/or clippings
in the street for the 2019 growing season.

Mow Your Lawns

Reserve a Shelter!

Stop by Denison City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to reserve the Union Park shelter, Morningside Park shelter, or Washington Park bandshell for this summer. Shelters open on May 1 and close September 30. A $50 deposit is required to reserve a shelter, and they cost $20 each day, from 6 a.m to 10:30 p.m.
Click here for park rules and reservation forms.
Click here to see if your date is open. Please call the office to verify that your date is free, as the calendar is not updated daily. We can not take reservations over the phone, nor can we reserve a date without a paid deposit.


Planning a construction project?
Click here for permit information.

  Current Projects

Denison Downtown Walk Around
Tourism Economic Impact

To download and view the following documents, right click on the graphic. Select "Save target as"  then select the location on your computer where you want to save it. Go to that location to open and read the housing study.

Denison Downtown Report         Denison Tourism Economic Impact

Denison Downtown            Crawford County Tourism
Walk Around Report               2017 Economic Impact

Iowa Tourism Economic Impact

Economic Impact of 2017 Travel in Iowa


 2018 Housing Study

2018 Housing Study


To download a PDF of the Housing Market Study, right click on "2018 Housing Study" to the left. Select "Save target as"  then select the location on your computer where you want to save it. Go to that location to open and read the housing study.






Monday, August 19: DMU board, 4:30 p.m., DMU meeting room AGENDA

Monday, August 19: Planning & Zoning Commission, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers (NOTE: This is a change from the normal date.) AGENDA

Tuesday, August 20: Regular City Council Meeting, 5:00 p.m., Council Chambers REVISED AGENDA

Monday, August 26: Library Board of Trustees, 5:15 p.m., Library Meeting Room

Tuesday, August 27: Early Childhood Board, 12:00 p.m. (noon), Cronk's Cafe

Tuesday, August 27: Boulders Commission, 6:00 p.m., Boulders

Agendas for meetings are posted in City Hall a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the meetings.

City Council Meetings

City Council Meetings normally take place on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. See the calendar above for the next regularly scheduled meetings.

View Agendas and Minutes from City Council Meetings

Listen to City Council Meeting Audio Minutes




City of Denison Code of Ordinances
Click here to access Code of Ordinances

Electronic Alcohol License Application
Click here to access electronic licensing

Iowa Electrical Examining Board
Click here to access state electrical licensing





City of Denison
111 North Main Street
PO Box 668

Denison, IA 51442
Ph: (712) 263-3143
Fax: (712) 263-4342


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