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Ordinances You Need to Know

Animal Control

The City of Montezuma has a leash law that requires owners to keep their dogs on a leash or either confined to their property.  All dogs must be registered each year at City Hall and must display a valid dog tag to avoid being picked up by the animal control officer.  Cost for registering your dog is $5.00.  Dogs may be registered at City Hall.


It is unlawful for any person under the age of sixteen (16) to be on/in any public place in Montezuma between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:30 a.m..

Noise Ordinance

The making, creating, or permitting of any unreasonably loud or unnecessary noise in the city is prohibited.  This includes loud music from a vehicle.


Municipal elections are held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November of odd numbered years.  Elected positions include the office of Mayor and Council Member.  For your convenience, a Deputy Registrar is available at City Hall for you to register.

Building Permits

Building permits are required for all construction or remodeling projects and can be obtained at City Hall.  The cost for a permit depends on the scope of the project.   Call 472-8144 if you have any questions regarding building permit procedures.


City Hall Hours

8:30 a.m to 5:30 p.m
Monday thru Thursday


Pay your Traffic Tickets Online

Visit montezumatix.com
to pay your traffic citations online.

Simplify Your Life

Have your city utility bill drafted from your account automatically on the due date.  There is no charge for this service.  Come by City Hall to sign up.





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