Fire Prevention & Public Safety

The Fire Prevention Division is committed to ensuring the safety of those who live, work, and visit our community.  Click below to find out information on the services we provide.


Find information about fireworks and sky lanterns.


Protect your family.  Check your detectors.

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Burn Permits

Learn about open fires and burn permits.


Understand the inspection process and common violations.

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Fire Hydrants

Adopt a fire hydrant and help us keep them shoveled.

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Pub Ed Events

Have a firefighter give a safety message.  See a fire truck.

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Ordering a Knox Box for your property.

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Send a Message

Send a message or request a service.


Polk City has observed the following hours for consumer firework displays.

July 3rd

09:00am -10:00pm

July 4th

09:00am - 11:00pm

New Iowa law states novelty fireworks can be sold all year and a licenses is not required.  Please refer to APA 87-1 for information on what includes "Novelties".

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Contact Fire Chief Jim Mitchell

Jim Mitchell - Fire Chief
Polk City Fire Department
P.O. Box 34
Polk City, IA 50226
Phone: 515-984-6304
Fax: 515-984-6792

For questions or concerns, please fill out this form.

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