Welcome to Afton


The City of Afton is accepting applications
for the position of Police Officer.
ILEA preferred.  Full-Time 40 hour/week.


Must be able to work flexible schedule including days, nights and weekends.
Applicants will be required to pass a physical agility test, written P.O.S.T. exam, psychological screening, pre-employment drug test, medical exam and background investigation.  Current I.L.E.A. certified officers may waive physical agility and P.O.S.T. exams. All minimum standards for Iowa law enforcement officers must be satisfied.  Requirements can be found on ILEA website at: https://ileatraining.org under Certification Questions tab.

Applications available at Afton City Hall, 115 E. Kansas St., Afton, IA 50830. Phone (641)347-5224 or here.  Applications and Resumes due by 4:30 PM March 1, 2018 or until position filled.  Pay based on experience.

Police Officer Job Application
(PC users: application can be filled out on computer if saved as pdf)
(Mac Users: Safari you can fill out form online – Firefox you need to download form)


Draft Afton Code
The Code of Ordinances of the City of Afton, Iowa, 1998
has been getting updated.
The updated draft version link is above.
The City Council is in the process of setting a date for a public hearing to approve this draft version.
The Public Hearing will be at the regular
City Council meeting in February.
The draft hard copy book is available at City Hall to review during office hours.

Please download the new rebate forms located
under the City Hall TabForms & Permit.
Update your appliances, heating or cooling and save on your
electric bill every month!  See the rebate amounts for 2018
for both residential and businesses.
The City of Afton passed a new ordinance effective 11/23/17 regarding livestock located on any residential or mobile home zoned lots.
Below are the details:

85.01 (4).  “Livestock” means an animal belonging to the bovine, caprine, equine, ovine, or porcine species, ostriches, rheas, and emus; farm deer as defined in Section 170.1 of the Code of Iowa; or poultry.

85.20  LIVESTOCK: It is unlawful for a person to keep livestock on residential and mobile home zoned properties within the city except by written consent of the Council.  Permit application required with consent of the Council depending on:

  1. Property location
  2. Number & type of animal(s)
  3. Size & location of enclosure(s)
  4. Sheltering accommodations
  5. Proximity to neighbors
  6. Waste management methods

85.21 LIVESTOCK PERMIT:  If the City Council concludes as a result of the permit application that the requirements for a permit have been met, then a permit is issued.  The City Council may deny, suspend, revoke or decline to renew any permit issued for any of the following grounds:

  1. False statements on any application or other information or report required by this section to be given by the applicant.
  2. Failure to correct deficiencies noted in any notice of violation in the time specified in the notice.
  3. Failure to comply with the provisions of an approved mitigation or remediation plan by the City Council.
  4. Changes made to original approved permit.
  5. Failure to comply with any provision of this chapter.

A decision to revoke, suspend or deny a permit shall be in writing, delivered by certified mail or in person to the address indicated on the application.  The notification shall specify reasons for action.   The application may request a hearing with the City Council within 10 days of receipt of the notice.  The applicant or permit holder will be given the opportunity for a hearing.  The decision of the City Council hearing the appeal, or any decision by the Council which is not appealed in accordance to this chapter shall be deemed final action.

Ordinance #235
Livestock Permit Application   ______________________________________________________________________

Residential Lot for Sale in Afton

Measures 60′ x 120′ and is zoned residential
contact City Hall at 641-347-5224 for more details – Click here for Flyer