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In 2017, the State approved the sale of fireworks in Iowa. City ordinance limits the number of days/times consumer fireworks are permissible within Marion.
Fireworks can be purchased and used only by persons 18 years of age or older.
Consumer fireworks usage is allowed in Marion on the following dates/times:
- Dec. 31 6 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 1
- July 4 noon - 11 p.m.
Fireworks may be used:
- on the user's property
- on the property of someone who has given permission for the use of fireworks on their property
Fireworks may NOT be used in public parks.To report the usage of fireworks outside of the permissible dates/times, please call the Marion Police Department's non-emergency line 319-377-1511 with as many details of the location, as possible.
The Public Service Department is responsible for providing snow and ice control for city streets and designated snow routes.
The department's Snow and Ice Control Program outlines the level of service and expectations for winter maintenance operations. In addition, the classification of streets, designated snow routes, and prioritization of streets for snow removal is defined within the Snow and Ice Program.
Questions or concerns regarding snow removal on city streets can be directed to the Public Services Department at 319-377-6367 or email.
Please keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice.
Per City of Marion Ordinance 141.03 “Removal of Snow, Ice and Accumulations” property owners are required maintain their sidewalks and that snow and ice shall be cleared within 12 hours after the snow or ice has been deposited on the sidewalk.
The entire sidewalk along the property must be cleared, including any corners leading into the street. If the snow/ice is not removed in a timely manner, the City will clear the sidewalk. The resulting charges will be 85 cents per square foot, plus a $25.00 administrative fee.
If you have any questions relating to snow removal on sidewalks, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 319-447-3580.
It is a violation of city code to have plants, grass, or weeds growing uncultivated and out of control at a height of 8 inches or more. Five days are allowed following notice to eliminate the violations. Otherwise the city will mow the property and assess the owners $35.00/hour plus $25.00 administrative fee.
Call 447-3580 to report properties in violation.
Street light outages can be reported in one of the following ways:
If wooden or metal light pole, you can report an outage or issue to Alliant Energy and complete the Street Light Repair Request Form. Be sure to include address/location, city and state.
If black decorative pole or for traffic light issues, you can speak with someone directly by calling Public Services Department at 319-377-6367.