Welcome to the Decorah Street Department

The Decorah Street Department maintains over 100 lane miles of streets, alleys and many public parking lots in the downtown area. The street department also makes all necessary repairs to street, alley, and public sidewalks. This also includes all minor street and curb repair/replacement, pothole repair, spray patching, street sweeping, leaf pickup, snow and ice removal.

If you have questions regarding any of the information listed on our site, please feel free to contact us. To stay up-to-date on construction projects, leaf collection, and public service announcements, you can also follow us on Facebook at Decorah Street Department which is accessible without an account.

Yard Waste Site

The City of Decorah Yard Waste Site is currently open on Wednesdays from 12 noon to 6:00 PM and on Saturdays from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Residents who wish to access the City’s Yard Waste Site outside of normal operating hours may check out a key from City Hall. City Hall is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. There will no longer be keys available at the Street Department.

As a reminder, only yard waste that originates from within City of Decorah city limits can be deposited at the Yard Waste Site. However, residents and non-residents are welcome to take wood chips, compost, and/or firewood from the site.

Check out the Yard Waste Site page for more information.


Ordinances & Procedures