Common Questions

Pay Online / credit or debit card payments– We accept credit / debit card payments at the city hall or you can pay over the phone.  You can also pay your bills due to the City of Manawa online at www.  .  For more info on credit/debit card payments or online payments click here.

Burning hours – The City of Manawa residents are allowed to burn in the months of April-May and October-November.  You can burn the hours of 6:00pm – 10:00pm.  Piles of yardwaster can no be larger than 3 feet wide x 3 feet high.  Only items that are allowed to be burned are yardwaste items. Follow this link for burning condition restrictions

Parking hours – Winter parking on all City streets is prohibited during the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. from November 1 through April 1.

Chickens – The City of Manawa does not allow chickens in the residential zoned areas of Manawa.

Mowing – Please do not mow your grass clippings into the road.  If your grass/weeds get over 8 inches you will get a notice to mow.  If it is not taken care of the City will mow and bill you accordingly.

Snow on sidewalks –  If snow/ice is not removed 24 hours after the snow has stopped you will get a notice.  If it is not taken care the City will remove the snow/ice and bill you accordingly.

Brush pickup –    The City picks up brush the 1st Monday of every month starting in May – October.  Please have your brush at the curb before that Monday.  The brush must be no longer than 6 feet and lay horizontal with the curb.

Leaf pickup The City does not offer leaf pickup.

Garbage pickup – The City does not offer garbage pickup.  You will have to contact a private business.  If you are interested in using the Manawa Area Recycling Center please see the brochure here.

Bartender license –  Information and forms can be obtained at the City Clerk’s office or you can get a copy here.

Vehicle Registration – You can pick up forms to register a new vehicle at the City Clerk’s office.  We do not issue plates.  We do not give renewal stickers for vehicles. We do not renew driver’s license.