City Hall

Clarinda City Hall
101 N. 15th Street                   P.O. Box 339
Clarinda, Iowa 51632

Phone: 712-542-2136
FAX: 712-587-9960

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City Departments

Among the services available at City Hall are the issuing of building permits, cemetery plots and airplane hangars.

To contact the City Manager / Clerk or the Mayor,
call City Hall at 712-542-2136.


Utility Payments
You may pay for the following utilities at City Hall, 200 S. 15th Street between the hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm on Monday-Friday.

  • Clarinda City Water Bills


Building Permits--City Building Codes - Zoning Codes - Sign Regulations

If you are building, or adding on you will need a building permit. The City also requires permits for decks, fences, portable garden sheds, this is to make sure each property owner is aware of where the property line is located.  Call City Hall at 542-2136 for more information. If you dig please remember to contact ONE CALL before digging.
The ONE CALL phone number is 1-800-292-8989.


Airplane Hangars
Call City Hall at 542-2136 for information on hangar rental.
Airport FBO: Milo Beery


The Clarinda Municipal Cemetery entrance is located at the corner of Glenn Miller Drive (16th Street) and Walnut Street in the north part of Clarinda.
Supervisor: Matt Vorhies
For information on cemetery plot acquisition or location, call City Hall at 542-2136.


Public Works
The Clarinda Streets Department is located east of the Municipal Airport.
Public Works DirectorAdam Brown
Phone: 542-4800 or call City Hall at 542-2136


Water Department
Water and Wastewater for the City of Clarinda is managed by PeopleService. The Clarinda Water Treatment Plant is located at
701 N. 1st Street. The Wastewater Treatment Plant is located east of the Municipal Airport.

For inquiries on water hook-up, water bills, or water/wastewater problems or repair, call City Hall at 542-2136.

Water Department Head: Colt Glidden
Water Treatment Plant Phone: 542-2518

Wastewater Department Head: Colt Glidden
Wastewater Treatment Plant Phone: 542-4383


Police Department
Emergency calls use 911.
Non-Emergency calls dial 712-542-2194.
Police Chief: Keith Brothers


Fire Department
Emergency calls use 911.
Non-Emergency calls dial 712-542-2194.
Fire Chief: Roger Williams
Assistant Chief: Joe Moore


Recreation Department
Clarinda has many beautiful parks and recreation areas for outdoor fun, as well as the Clarinda Lied Center community center for indoor activities. Visit the Lied Center web site for details on the Lied Center and Parks and Recreation Department.
Lied Center / Parks and Recreation Director: Carson Riedel
Phone: 712-542-3841 or 712-542-4076


Municipal Library
The Clarinda Municipal Library is presently located at 100 East Garfield Street. See the Clarinda Library web site for details on library hours and activities.
Library Director: Andrew Hoppmann
Phone: 712-542-2416



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