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New Resident Information

Welcome to Pella!
We at the City are glad to have you join our community. As a new resident, there are undoubtedly things about which you have questions, and we're here to help. If you don't find what you're looking for in the links below, feel free to contact City Hall at 641.628.4173 or use our online staff directory to contact the department that can best serve you.

City Services
The City of Pella is a full service city offering Electric, WaterWastewater and Waste Collection utilities to citizens.  Download our new resident packet for more information.


Other Useful Information

New Resident Services
Positively Pella is a great resource for new residents. From housing to jobs, daycare to social activities, Positively Pella is a one-stop shop.

Marion County
Pella is located in Marion County. For property tax information, driver's licensing, and vehicle registration needs, the County courthouse is located in Knoxville.  However, for your convenience, the Marion County Treasurer also visits Pella on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month for driver's licensing needs.  Visit this link for more information on this service.

Outdoor Warning System
Residents of Pella should be familiar with the outdoor warning system

Animal Control
Animals found at large shall be seized and impounded, and the owner may be summoned to appear in court. All expenses associated with impounding, plus a reclamation fee of $35, will be paid by the owner to the Police Department prior to release of the animal.

Open Burning
No person shall allow, cause, or permit open burning of combustible materials where the products of combustion are emitted into the open air without passing through a chimney or stack.

Depositing Snow, Ice & Debris
It is unlawful for any person to throw, push, discard, dump, or place or cause to be thrown, pushed, discarded, dumped, or placed, any snow, ice, grass clippings, leaves, yard waste, dirt, or other refuse or debris from private property, sidewalks, or driveways onto the traveled way or right of way of any street so as to obstruct gutters, impede the passage of vehicles upon the street, or create a hazardous condition therein.