City Hall Department

petsPet Licenses

  • Pet Licenses are due yearly and expire on December 31st

  • Fee is $10.00 for each altered dog or cat and $15.00 for each unaltered dog or cat

  • A $5.00 late fee beginning March 1st.  

To purchase a license you will need the following: 

  • License fee – Cash or check (payable to City of Carter Lake) 

  • A copy of current rabies vaccination – must not expire for 60 days. 

  • Proof the animal is altered.

  • Completed application if you did not license your pet last year. 

  • Download the application here.

  • Please bring to City Hall or if you are mailing please include self-addressed stamped envelope.

 

"Reflections of Honor"

Carter Lake's Veterans Memorial Wall is now open for viewing. 

Families of Veterans who have served in the military (whether living or deceased) can purchase a plaque in their honor. 

If you are a veteran or have someone in your family who served in the armed forces and wish to have them honored on this wall, please stop by City Hall and complete the necessary paperwork.

Click here for an application

 

Intrusion Alarm Permits

City of Carter Lake Ordinance #168 states that it shall be unlawful for any person or business to use or operate an alarm system without a valid permit. Please complete an application and return it to City Hall along with a $10.00 permit fee.  Each year after that you will be required to fill out a new application for a permit, but there will be no renewal fee.

Application

False Alarm Fees

 

Community Information Channel 22

  • Carter Lake's Community Information Channel is a Government Access Channel located on Cox Cable Channel 22 in Carter Lake, Iowa.

  • Channel 22 has a community bulletin board that provides information on local events.  Our community bulletin board is available at no cost for non-profit organizations.

  • Submissions for Channel 22 should be sent to  Email:  Lisa Ruehle, Deputy Clerk or  Fax: (712) 347-5454

  • The most reliable way to send us information is via email or fax.  No submissions will be taken via phone. 

  • We also air the City Council and Planning Board meetings as well as other community events.

  • DVD's of the City Council and Planning Board meetings are available at the Carter Lake Library at 1120 Willow Drive.

  • DVD's are available for purchase at City Hall for $5.00 per DVD Please call 347-6320 to request a copy of the DVD.

 

2016 - LAKE PLAN

THE ATTACHED INFORMATION HAS BEEN PROVIDED BY COUNCIL MEMBER PAT PATERSON TO EXPLAIN THE PLANS TO TREAT THE LAKE VEGETATION IN 2016

2016 LAKE VEGETATION PLAN

 

Carter Lake Flags For Sale

5' x 8' flags are $125.00

3' x 5' flags are $70.00

Flags may be purchased at City Hall - 950 Locust Street

 

LOcAL INFORMATION:
 

Storm Water

History


PUBLIC INFORMATION DOCUMENTS:

Water Quality Report 2016

Water Quality Report 2015

Water Quality Report 2014


ORDINANCES:

Municipal City Code

Land Development Ordinances 

New and Updated Ordinances

Carter Lake Comprehensive Plan 2006