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  1. Pleasant Hill Skyline

    Pleasant Hill Sees Massive Growth in September with $12.1 Million in New Permits

    The City of Pleasant Hill continues to experience significant growth after an influx in building permits during the month of September. In one month, the City of Pleasant Hill has over one third of last year’s entire total with $12.1 million in valuation. Read on...
  2. Hickory Glen Park

    Pleasant Hill Receives Wellmark Foundation Small MATCH Grant

    The City of Pleasant Hill has been awarded $25,000 from The Wellmark Foundation’s Small Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grant program for the development of Hickory Glen Park. Read on...
  3. Chris Widmer

    City of Pleasant Hill Hires Chris Widmer as Associate Planner/Storm Water Coordinator

    The City of Pleasant Hill is pleased to announce the recent hire of Chris Widmer as Associate Planner/Storm Water Coordinator. Read on...
  4. Sturms_Madeline

    City of Pleasant Hill Names Madeline Sturms Community Development Director

    City of Pleasant Hill is pleased to announce Madeline Sturms has been appointed as Community Development Director. In this role, Sturms will direct and participate in the preparation of the city’s comprehensive development plans and land use ordinances. Read on...
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    Beggars' Night Safety Tips

    Tips to encourage fun and limit the mischief: Use a reflective band or tape on the costume so the child is easily seen. Keep costumes short enough that kids won't trip on them. Use treat bags with handles so kids can keep their arms free. Read on...
  6. Recreational Burning Regulations

    The City of Pleasant Hill functions under the 2003 International Fire Code, the State of Iowa Administrative Code and the City of Pleasant Hill Code of Ordinances. Outlined in these codes are the following: Fires contained within approved containers Read on...
  7. yard waste collection

    Compost It! season has begun

    The 2017 Metro Waste Authority Compost it! season has begun in Pleasant Hill and will continue every Wednesday through November 29. Yard waste includes materials such as grass clippings, leaves, brush and garden waste. Read more...
  8. Lower Fourmile Creek Greenway Master Plan

    See the Greenway Master Plan initiated by the Fourmile Creek Watershed Management Plan process. The plan identifies necessary steps to create a linear greenway along Fourmile Creek downstream of Interstate 80. Read on...
  9. Pleasant Hill Fire Department

    Pleasant Hill Maintains Fire Protection Rating

    On August 25, 2017 the Pleasant Hill Fire Department received the latest Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating from the Insurance Service Office, Inc. (ISO). Read on...
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    Pleasant Hill Police Officers Recognized for Gallantry in the Line of Duty

    The Pleasant Hill Police Chief presented the Medal of Valor to Officer Randall Rice and the department’s Meritorious Service Commendation to Officers Chelsea Borich and Paul Kuhlman at the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Read on...
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    Pleasant Hill Police Add K-9 to Patrol

    The Pleasant Hill Police Department has increased in size, adding a K-9 named “Rook” to the force. Rook and his handler, Officer Jason Burke, have begun their patrol together of the Pleasant Hill community. Read on...
  12. Program Registration

    City Launches New Registration Software Program

    The City of Pleasant Hill has launched a new online registration module to make it easier and for residents and City staff to register for Parks & Recreation programs and reserve a park shelter. Read more...
  13. Grass Clippings

    Grass clippings and height

    The City of Pleasant Hill would like to remind all citizens that it is unlawful to dispose of or blow grass clippings onto the street or sidewalk. Read more...
  14. Fire Hydrant

    Fire hydrant replacements within the City

    Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) maintains the public fire hydrants in Pleasant Hill. They have begun replacing 20 fire hydrants with the city. Read more...
  15. 2018 Adopted budget infographic

    City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

    The Pleasant Hill City Council unanimously approved the City’s FY 2018 budget, totaling $45.1 million. The budget is a reflection of the Pleasant Hill Mayor and City Council’s priorities set forth and serve as a policy-making tool for the community. Read more...
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