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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



Ordinance No. 2022-493 – Weeds and Noxious Growths

Zoning Board of Adjustment Application

FREE at-home Covid-19 test kits now available!

We now have at-home collection PCR saliva COVID-19 test kits available for contactless pick-up at City Hall. You MUST arrange pick-up in advance by calling City Hall at 319-545-2572 or by emailing Please request only as many as you immediately need, limit is four (4).

Test kits are made available in Johnson County through Test Iowa. Test Iowa is a partnership between the Iowa Department of Public Health and the State Hygienic Lab with the goal of ensuring all Iowans have access to free COVID-19 testing.

Knowing your COVID-19 status can prevent the spread of the virus to those around you. In addition, masking, staying home when you are sick and getting vaccinated are effective ways to combat the spread.

Test Kit Demonstration

Returning Sample

Return the sample to the UPS drop-off location nearest you using the included prepaid UPS label. Or at a drop-off location near you. Do not return samples to City Hall, as we are a test kit pick-up site only. The State Hygienic Laboratory in Coralville offers both pick-up and drop-off services.

State Hygienic Laboratory Coralville
2400 Crosspark Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241

Informational Websites

Test Iowa
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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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.  All payments made after hours via Automated Phone Pay System or Online will be processed next business day.