Welcome to Tiffin, Iowa

Tiffin_SignI would like to personally welcome you to the City of Tiffin. We are a small city with big opportunities. Whether it is enjoying the quiet life without the hustle and bustle, or the great working and shopping prospects that are minutes away we have what you are looking for. Tiffin prides itself with a long history and strength of a growing community. I have been Mayor since January 2012 and look forward to serving you in a positive and professional capacity.

Our website offers plenty of information and resources for your review. If you still need assistance, our City Hall staff can assist you further. We will always welcome your comments and ideas on how to make our fine city better in the future. If you are interested, there are usually committees or projects that we can use volunteers for, please give us a call. Tiffin is an amazing place to raise children and have strong family roots in place. Calling Tiffin home is definitely where my heart is. Thank you for your continued support.
Steve Berner,
Mayor of Tiffin, Iowa

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Tiffin News & Events

  • Tiffin’s Fireworks Ordinance

    The Tiffin City Council chose to not change the current Ordinance that regulates the use of fireworks. The current Ordinance prohibits the use of fireworks withing the Tiffin’s city limits.  The recent ordinance changes were on the Sale of Fireworks.  The City Council chose to allow the Sale of Fireworks in Industrial Zoned areas in town.

    Amending the Sale of Fireworks – Ord 2017-420

  • PRESS RELEASE – 7/3/18

    PRESS RELEASE – July 3, 2018

    To:         Tiffin Residents

    From:    City Hall

    RE:        Razor Blades in Park Equipment


    The City of Tiffin has been informed that Razor Blades have been found in some park equipment at a Park in the Tiffin City Limits.  All parks in Tiffin have been checked with metal detectors and appear to be clear.  The City has opened a case with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department.  If anyone has any information on this or if you see anything suspicious please contact the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department. 

     Please Call:  9-1-1


    Johnson County Non-Emergency: (319)356-6800



  • Roberts Ferry Road Widening Project – Beginning Monday, June 11th

    The Summer has arrived and with it brings warm weather, sunshine and construction!  The crews will begin work Monday, June 11th and Roberts Ferry Road will be closed to thru traffic between Highway 6 and Goldfinch Drive in Tiffin.  The project road can be closed up to 8 weeks.  Please take an alternate route.

  • NOTICE TO BIDDERS – Original Town Urbanization – Phase One


    Pleases find the below link to the Notice to Bidders for the upcoming Original Town Urbanization Project – Phase One

    Original Town Urbanization – PH 1 – NOTICE TO BIDDERS

  • Seasonal Part Time Concession Stand Openings

    The Tiffin Parks & Rec Department is seeking individuals to work the Concessions Stand at the Baseball and New Soccer Fields this summer.  Most hours will be during the weekends but may have some week night hours also. Pay $9/hr.   Applications can be obtained HERE or at City Hall, 300 Railroad Street, Tiffin, IA 52340.  Positions open until filled.   For more information call 319-545-2572.  EOE

  • NOTICE TO BIDDERS – Ireland Avenue Traffic Signals
  • 2016 Tiffin Water Quality Report

    Below is the link to view the 2016 Water Quality Report for Tiffin’s Water Supply.  If you have any question regarding this report you may contact our Public Works Director Brett Mehmen 319-631-1698.

    2016 Water Quality Report – Tiffin







Johnson County Non-Emergency – 319-356-6800

Water Department Emergency  – 319-631-1698
Note: this number is only used for water emergencies.  Do not call this number if your services has been disconnected for nonpayment.  Contact City Hall during normal business hours M-F 8:00am-4:30pm – 

Water Billing Department – After Hours – 319-430-3983

NOTE: If no answer, leave a voicemail with your Name, Address and Account Number.  We will return your call ASAP