Emergency:  911
Non-emergency day: 712-343-2424
Non-emergency night: 712-328-5737 

City Hall
712-343-2424, Option 1 for Administration
Watch our Council Meetings on the Walnut Communications Channel 12

MidAmerican Energy 1-888-427-5632

Windstream 1-877-901-4692 • 712-343-1224
Walnut Communications 1-888-784-2211 • 712-343-1224
MediaCom 1-800-432-9213

MediaCom 1-800-432-9213
Walnut Communications 1-888-784-2211
Direct Tv 1-855-463-7359

Windstream 1-877-901-4692 • 712-343-1224
Farmers Mutual 712-744-3131
Walnut Communications 1-888-784-2211

Avoca Water Works 712-343-2424
$150 Deposit
(Includes water, sewer & trash deposit)
Call City Hall to get service
Auto pay and Debt/Credit Cards are available - contact the Clerk's office

Picked up every Friday
Can put out up to 4 cans
Tipper Cart - Additional $1.50/month
Recycle Bin - Additional $5.00/month
If you have additional pick-ups call R & S Waste (800-730-3471)

Doctor Office
Avoca Physicians Clinic 712-343-6455
510 N. Elm

Myrtue Memorial 712-755-5161
1213 Garfield, Harlan, IA

Fire Hall Rental
$100 deposit
(Refundable upon return of key and Fire Hall is clean) Contact City Hall to rent.


Yard Waste (leaves/grass ONLY)
600th block of S Locust St.

Burn Site (trees/branches ONLY)
600th block of S Locust St.

Recycle Bin
Located at 262 S.Chestnut

Animal Control
Pet license is required annually by March.

Building Permit/Sign Permit
Before you start any construction, signs or fence you need to contact our Zoning Administrator and get a Building Permit/Sign Pemit/Right of Way Application

Gift Certificates Available

For Aquatic Center
Avoca Municipal Golf Course
Contact City Hall


ALERT IOWA (County Emergency Notification sign up link)

Elected and Appointed Positions

SEPT 2019  Avoca Newsletter 

2016 Strategic Plan

Zoning Map


Job Application

Boards and Commissions Application

Housing Incentive Program Document

Building Permit- includesSign Permit and Right of Way Permit

Foreclosure/Vacant Property Registration

Peddler Permit

Pet Tag Application

Park Rental Form

Fire Hall Rental Form

Utility Application

ACH (Auto-Withdraw From Bank) Form

Avoca Volunteer Fire and Rescue Application



Please click on the Chapter you wish to look at.

Chapter 1: General provisions
Chapter 2: Officers of the Municipal Corporation
Chapter 3: Offenses Subject to a Simple Misdemeanor Penalty
Chapter 4: Offenses Subject to a Municipal Infraction
Chapter 5: Parking Offenses Subject to City Penalty
Chapter 6: Public Services, Public Ways, and Public Improvements
Chapter 7: Animal Regulations
Chapter 8: Property Standards
Chapter 9: Definitions
Chapter 10: Fees




$450/per space: can be occupied by one person burial or 2 persons cremated.
$5.00 Administration Fee - State of Iowa
Contact City Hall for purchases

Updated Cemetery Rules