COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, we are following the advice of public health officials and taking steps to protect employees and the public. In addition to increased cleaning practices, plans are in place to assist employees with working remotely where possible and created provisions to ensure security for our part-time employees. To protect everyone’s personal health, we encourage you to call 515-262-9368 to see if you can be helped via phone before visiting in person.

Parks and Recreation: City playgrounds reopened on Monday, June 1st. The Doanes Park Youth Center opened April 2nd with safety provisions in place. The provisions and criteria can be viewed here (PDF.) At this time, extra portable restrooms will be supplied at Doanes Park and Copper Creek Lake Park while the permanent restrooms remain closed. All city playgrounds will be sprayed with disinfectant regularly by City Parks staff.

Library: Pleasant Hill Public Library reopened on Monday, February 8, 2021. No late fees or penalties will be acquired during this time. Online resources are still available at Curbside Pick up is available Mondays-Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by calling 515-266-7815 or reserving online. 

City Hall: Pleasant Hill City Hall will close at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Business can still be conducted via phone during normal business hours or in person in the front vestibule at City Hall, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or online 24/7.

Police Department:
 The Pleasant Hill Police Department's lobby will be closed to the public. The Pleasant Hill Police Department continues to serve and protect the Pleasant Hill community during this time. For impound releases, public records, or to file a report please call 515-265-1444. In case of an emergency, please call 911.

We are working closely with local, state, and federal partners to monitor this ever-changing situation. All of these accommodations will be in place until further notice while we continue to review and follow recommendations from public health officials. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility as we take an abundance of caution to slow the spread of this virus.

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View public document (PDF) related to governmental response for managing efficient operations and providing necessary resources for essential city services.

For frequently asked questions and answers, best practices, and current status of the virus, please visit the Polk County Health Department at