Rental Registration Information

Rental Unit Registrations for the license period of January 1 to December 31, 2017, are due by November 1, 2016. The fee for registration is $25.00 per rental unit and will double to $50.00 per rental unit on January 1, 2017, for failure to timely register. To make the process more convenient for you, we have new methods for registering and paying online by check, cash, or credit card. Please see the links below for more information on how to register and pay online. Paper forms can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office on the first floor of City Hall or on the forms page of the website.
Click here to view the rental registration letter.
Click here to view instructions for registering and paying online.
Click here to access the online registration and payment website.
Click here to access the Rental Unit Registration Permit Form.

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October 20, 2016 On Thursday, October 27, 2016, the City of Waterloo will start the deflation of its downtown dam on the Cedar River. This should be completed Friday, October 28th. The river level upstream from the dam will be shallower and boaters should take notice.
On the 28th and 29th, the Cedar Valley Paddlers will be moving mussels to deeper water due to the lower river levels. Questions should be directed to Jamie Knutson in the City Engineer’s office, (319) 291-4312. Read More

September 15, 2016 Construction work for adding paved turn lanes and signals at the intersection of Iowa 21 and Shaulis Road in Waterloo will require closing and detouring traffic beginning Friday, Sept. 16, weather permitting, Read More

September 14, 2016 Halloween Trick or Treat hours have been set for Monday, October 31, 2016, 6:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. Read More

September 13, 2016 Effective 8:00 p.m. Saturday, September 17, 2016, the Easton Ave. Yard Waste Facility will permanently close. It will re-open 8:00 a.m. Sunday, September 18th at its new location at 2749 Independence Avenue. Also, the Easton Ave. recycling containers have been relocated to the northeast corner of W. 11th and Black Hawk St., adjacent to the fueling station Read More

May 9, 2016 FY2017 Annual Action Plan

April 22, 2016 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The Sanitation Department will implement One-Side Garbage Collection effective May 1, 2016. Read More

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December 17, 2015 The Waterloo Building Inspection Department offers Residential Contractor Exams for those who want to become a licensed contractor with the City of Waterloo. Read More »

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Economic Development Update

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