The De Soto Public Works Department provides many services throughout the city. They maintain and operate the water treatment plant and the waste water treatment facilities. They maintain the public owned properties such as the city cemetery, city hall, fire station, and the public works buildings. The De Soto Public Works Department is also in charge of maintaining city streets, and the parks and recreations areas including Little Bridge Park, and Hampton Field where baseball games are played.
The De Soto Public Works Department also maintains a concession stand at the Hampton Field. The concession stand is staffed during baseball games by volunteers. Proceeds from products sold go to the restock of the concession stand.
Reminders and Announcements
Property owners may park currently licensed automobiles, trailers, campers, boats and/or outdoor recreational vehicles on an approved parking pad placed in the rear or side yard. The property owner must complete a Parking Pad Site Plan Application, pay a $20.00 permit fee, and comply with all of the site plan requirements before receiving approval by the city. The parking of any automobiles, trailers, campers, boats and/or outdoor recreational vehicles in the front yard of any property is prohibited unless parked completely upon a driveway. Please review the ordinances, and the parking pad requirements below.
Rear and Side Yard Parking Ordinance
Rock Pad Parking Requirements and Site Plan Form
Monitoring Violation of the Water Testing Schedule
Reporting Violation -MRDL
2019 Water Quality Report – De Soto Iowa
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2011 Water Quality Report – De Soto Iowa
2010 Water Quality Report – De Soto Iowa