FIRST, before you dig, Iowa One Call must be called at 811 to locate any underground utilities.
CODE 151.02 PLANTING RESTRICTIONS. No tree shall be planted in any parking or street.
If you have any questions about what you can plant or where you can plant, please call City Hall at 712 523 2210.
Do I need a permit to build a deck?
Do I need a permit to build a fence?
Do I need a permit to build a garage?
You do need a building permit to build or install any of the above additions. They can be picked up at City Hall. There is a fee for building permits, for any questions please call City Hall at (712) 523 2210.
155.02 BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED. No building or other structure shall be erected, reconstructed, altered, or added to within the City without first securing from the Council a permit therefor.
Bedford is the county seat for Taylor County. Bedford is located at Hwy2 and Hwy 148. Bedford is the last town located in Iowa on Hwy 148, it is seven miles north of the Missouri line.
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS:
Bedford City Hall 712 523 2210
Bedford Swimming Pool 712 523 2522
Bedford Golf Course 712 523 1017
Taylor County Sheriff 712 523 2153
Bedford Library 712 523 2828
Frontier Communications 800 570 6340 http://internet.frontier.com
Mediacom 800 332 0245
Mid American Energy 888 427 5632
Iowa One Call 811
Bedford Chamber 712 523 3637
Taylor County Treasurer 712 523 2080
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55.16 1."Dangerous animal"....(b) any animal declared to be dangerous by the Council: and (c) the following animals, which are deemed to be dangerous animals per se: F. Pit bull terriers, Staffordshire Terriers, American Pitbull Terriers,American Staffordshire Terriers, or any dog which has the appearance and characteristics of being predominately of said breeds. 2. Keeping Prohibited. No person shall keep, shelter or harbor a dangerous animal within the City for any purpose...
Call City Hall with any questions 712 523 2210.
55.03 1. Licensing of Dogs. Each owner of a dog shall obtain a current license tag for each dog from the Clerk on or before the first day of January of each year. The license fee is five dollars for each dog.
2. Licensing of Cats. Each owner of a cat shall obtain a current license tag for each cat from the Clerk on or before the first day of January of each year. The license fee is five dollars for each cat.
3. The fine for failure to license an animal s $25.00.
55.06 ANIMALS RUNNING AT LARGE. 1. Dogs and Cats. It is unlawful for any person owning or possessing any dog or cat to permit the same to run at large. Dogs and cats properly identified as required by the law shall be deemed under restraint, and not running at large...
Bedford has a beautiful city park. Bibbins Park is located at the Northeast edge of town. In Bibbins Park you will find the swimming pool, playgrounds, basketball court, volleyball court, tennis court, croquet court, picnic shelters, modern public restrooms and a fishing pond for you and your family to enjoy. Bedford takes pride in their City Park, please help keep it clean.
Taylor County Museum is located just west of HyVee on Hwy 2 on the north side of the street.
Museum Open 1-5 p.m. Daily (except Monday)
From April 1 to December 25
Other times by appointment: