General Services


City Hall and Council Chambers: 1322 Highway 71 N (Intersection of Hwy 71 & Stake Out Road)


Public Safety Building (Police Dept./Fire Dept./City Maintenance): 1106 Depot Avenue (1 Block West of Hwy 71)


Emergency: Police Dept./Fire Dept./First Responders/Emergency Medical Services: 911
Okoboji Police Department: (for non-emergencies) 712/332-7845 (if no answer: 712/336-2525)
Okoboji Post Office: 712-332-2466
Gas – Black Hills Energy: 888-890-5554 (emergency: 800-694-8989)
Electric – Alliant Energy: 800-255-4268 (outage reporting: 877-740-5050)
Telephone – Century Link: 800-244-1111
Cable TV – Mediacom: 800-790-8187
Sewer – Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District: 712-338-2626
Garbage – Waste Management: 888-960-0008
Water – City of Okoboji: 712-332-2550
Iowa One Call: 811 (Iowa law requires that any person, homeowner, professional, public or private entity, planning to engage in any form of excavation within the state of Iowa, must notify the Iowa One Call notification system, at 1-800-292-8989 or 811, at least 48 hours prior to excavating. CALL BEFORE YOU DIG.)



Billed quarterly by the City Up to 10,000 gallons = $108.10 Minimum Charge + Water Meter Fee (fee determined by size of water meter) + 6% State Water Excise Tax.

Usage in excess of 10,000 gallons, is billed at a rate of $7.16/1000 gallons of usage + 6% State Water Excise Tax, in addition to the minimum charge. Bills are mailed quarterly on January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1. The bill is due the first of the following month. If not paid by the due date, a late penalty will be applied, and a reminder notice will be sent. If the bill is not paid in full by that due date, water service may be disconnected. If the shut-off process is started, a reconnect fee of $50.00 will be charged to continue water service (during regular working hours – after regular hours, $75.00 will be charged).

The City offers automatic bank payments for your quarterly water bills. Please contact City Hall if you have any questions about this service, or click here to download an ACH Debit Authorization form.

To pay your water bill online with either a debit or credit card, please CLICK HERE.

NEW MAY 25, 2022 –> 2021 Water Quality Report for Okoboji Water Supply




Okoboji supports the public libraries in Arnolds Park and in Spirit Lake.
Arnolds Park Library: 712-332-2033 – Arnolds Park City Hall building on Hwy. 71
Spirit Lake Library: 712-336-2667 – 702 16th Street, Spirit Lake

Pet Licensing:

No licensing of dogs or cats is required in the City of Okoboji, but pets are to be on leash when off their owners’ property.