Schedule of Fees

The City of Marion charges fees for various services performed.  Below is an overview of some of those charges.


Per Resolution 20067 approved on 9/18/2008

Guidelines/Conditions Fee
Black & White Single-Sided - 8.5x11, 8.5x14 $0.10/page
Single-Sided - 11x17 $0.20/page
Double-Sided - 8.5x11, 8.5x14 $0.15/page
Double-Sided - 11x17 $0.30/page
Color Single-Sided - 8.5x11, 8.5x14 $0.15/page
Single-Sided - 11x17 $0.30/page
Double-Sided - 8.5x11, 8.5x14  $0.20/page
Double-Sided - 11x17 $0.40/page



Fees are set by Ordinance which are listed below

Type Code Fee
Alarm Business Chapter 134 $100/year
Auctioneer Chapter 130  $50/year; $20 first day and $10 each day thereafter
Beer/Liquor Chapter 120 Refer to State of Iowa
Bill Poster Chapter 130 $5/day
Cigarette Chapter 121 $100/year
DCI - Background Check N/A $17.00/name
Junk Dealer Chapter 130 $50/year
Limousine-Taxicab Chapter 132 $50/year (Business); $20/year (Driver); $40/year (Vehicle)
Pawnbroker Chapter 130 $50/year
Scavenger Chapter 130 $25/year
Solicitor-Peddler-Transient Merchant Chapter 122 $200/year; $65/month; $35/week; $20/day



Interest is added to past due invoices at a rate of 1.5% per month but not less than $5.00 each month.


The City has an agreement with Mediacom Cable Company and ImOn Communications to impose a franchise fee of 5% of their gross cable revenues.


In addition to copy charges, the City imposes postage and labor fees for records requests.  Per Resolution 23609 and the Public Records Request Policy, we will provide 15 minutes of City staff time free of charge to respond to each request. There will be a $5.00 charge for each additional 15 minutes of service.  If records are mailed, we will charge postage at actual cost.




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