AFTON CODE OF ORDINANCES
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.
2018 ELECTRIC REBATES FORMS
ARE NOW AVAILABLE!!!
Please download the new rebate forms located
under the City Hall Tab – Forms & 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:
- Property location
- Number & type of animal(s)
- Size & location of enclosure(s)
- Sheltering accommodations
- Proximity to neighbors
- 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:
- False statements on any application or other information or report required by this section to be given by the applicant.
- Failure to correct deficiencies noted in any notice of violation in the time specified in the notice.
- Failure to comply with the provisions of an approved mitigation or remediation plan by the City Council.
- Changes made to original approved permit.
- 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.
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