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

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  • Rezoning Request – Prairie Village Pt 2

    The Developer over Prairie Village Pt 2 has submitted a rezoning application to change the existing zoning of R-1E Single Family (Estate Family) to R-2 Single Family Attached (Duplex). The below link provides with with the location of the area, rezoning exhibit and a concept plan of the development. The City Council will be holding a Public Hearing on the Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7:00pm at Tiffin City Hall, 300 Railroad Street, Tiffin IA 52340

  • IDOT – 80/380 Interchange – UPDATE

    Due to inclement weather in the fall of 2018, final grading and gravel placement for the finished roadway could not be completed for the new Kansas Avenue realignment in the Southwest quadrant of the I-80/I-380 Interchange.  Work will begin in spring after winter weather subsides.  The new Kansas Avenue road is anticipated to be open on or before June 1, 2019. 


    ***Trash Pick-Up Friday***
    Due to the holidays Johnson County Refuse will be collecting garbage and recycling Friday Dec 28 & Friday Jan 4. Have a Happy New Year!


    During the New Year Season we wanted to remind Tiffin Residents that within the City Limits of Tiffin, the use of fireworks are prohibited. See below the Tiffin City Code Section 41.13 FIREWORKS.

    Johnson County Sheriff Department will be out and enforcing this year.


  • January Council Meeting Changes

    Due to the New Year Holiday, the Tiffin City Council has moved the meetings to the 2nd & 4th Tuesday’s in January. Our meetings will be at 7:00 pm Tuesday January 8th & 22nd at the City Hall Council Chambers at 300 Railroad Street, Tiffin, IA 52340

  • City Hall Holiday Closings

  • Thanksgiving Garbage & Recycling Schedule 2018

    Due to the Thanksgiving this week, the collection will be postponed to Friday.  Have your items out before 7:00am Friday, November 23 to ensure pickup.

    Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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  • 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 or 

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