Call Before You Dig

April is National Safe Digging Month, and with the arrival of warmer weather, homeowners and construction crews will be anxious to get outside and begin new projects. Black Hills Energy has provided the following check list of things to do before digging, in order to get the job off to a safe state:    

US HWY 71 Meeting

The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed project on U.S. 71 from Okoboji Grove Road in Arnolds Park to East View Avenue in Okoboji. The project includes removing and replacing the existing pavement. Many of the existing sidewalks will be replaced. The existing decorative lighting throughout the project corridor will […]

Yard Waste Pick Up

The City of Okoboji will begin 2021 curbside yard waste pick up on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Yard waste such as grass clippings, leaves, & brush must be placed in 30-gallon paper bags for curbside pickup. These bags must not exceed a total weight of 40 pounds per bag. Branches may also be bundled — limit the […]

Parking: Lake Shore Drive

As a reminder, beginning February 1, 2021 there will be no parking on the odd addressed (or lakeward) side of Lake Shore Drive between the intersection of Givens Street/Lake Shore Drive and the City’s northern municipal limit (at Pikes Point State Park). (Ord. 257, Approve 10/13/2020) You can view the Ordinance here.

ATVs / Snowmobiles

As we approach Winter Games 2021 the City of Okoboji would like to remind you of our ATV / Snowmobile ordinance. Please note, the City of Okoboji is a small portion of the Iowa Great Lakes and the greater ‘Okoboji’ area. Additionally, the lakes are under the jurisdiction of the Iowa DNR. Please check your local […]

Holiday Schedule

The City of Okoboji wishes you and your family a very happy holiday season. City Hall will be CLOSED on the following days: Thursday, December 24, 2020 Friday, December 25, 2020 Thursday, December 31, 2020 Friday, January 1, 2021   Thank you!

Yard Waste Pick Up

Weather permitting, the City is planning to pick up yard waste on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2020 and WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020. At this time, yard waste pick up will suspend after the Wednesday, November 25, 2020 collection for the year.

Board of Adjustment Vacancy

The City of Okoboji is seeking a new Board of Adjustment member. If you are interested, please fill out the form here: This is a position that is appointed by the City Council. All applications received will be forwarded to the Council for consideration. A general overview of the responsibilities of a Board of […]