Open Burning Regulations


Open burning of yard waste materials will be allowed from Nov. 1-24. All burning must take place from 10 a.m. until sundown, is restricted to private property, in the rear of the property and must be supervised at all times. All burning must be at least 30 feet from any building inhabited by persons other than the landowner or tenant conducting the open burning. The City of Perry encourages residents to find alternative methods to open burning for yard waste disposal.


Please visit www.perryia.org or call City Hall at 515-465-2481 for more information.


Yard Waste Collection


Yard waste will be collected on the following dates:


Oct. 9 - South Side of Willis Avenue


Oct. 16 - North Side of Willis Avenue


Oct. 23 - South Side of Willis Avenue


Oct. 30 - North Side of Willis Avenue


Nov. 6 - South Side of Willis Avenue


Nov. 13 - Week of Veterans’ Day – No Yard Waste Pickup


Nov. 20 - North Side of Willis Avenue


Nov. 27 - Week of Thanksgiving – No Yard Waste Pickup


Dec. 4 - South Side of Willis Avenue


Dec. 11 - North Side of Willis Avenue (Final)


All yard waste is to be placed in biodegradable paper yard waste bags with a maximum weight of 40 pounds or to be bundled and tied in maximum lengths of four feet with a maximum weight of 40 pounds and set near the street curb in front of the residence for pick-up. Please place your yard waste at the curb by 7 a.m. the day of pick-up.