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Welcome to the City of Jefferson, Missouri

Upon arriving in Jefferson City, visitors are captivated by the majestic Missouri River and tree lined bluffs. Missouri’s capital city, Jefferson City’s beauty shines not only through its natural landscape, but also through the many historic buildings and special landmarks. The Missouri State Capitol, Supreme Court Building, Governor’s Mansion and charming Downtown are just a few of the architectural treasures that anchor this unique community, a real gem tucked away in the heart of the nation. Aside from the many museums to explore, fine cuisine, quaint boutiques and beautiful parks are just waiting to be discovered. Come see for yourself why Jefferson City was chosen as “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town!” Watch our winning video here.

Stormwater Utility Fee Information

The City Council is considering placing a stormwater
utility fee measure on the August 2017 ballot. Click here for more information.

Open Burning

On November 1, 2016 residents inside the City of Jefferson will be allowed to burn yard waste material which includes leaves, grass clippings, and small tree limbs.  Any burning must be done on personal property and attended at all times.  Burning in the street or storm water area isn’t permitted.   Open burning is allowed from sunrise to sunset and fires must be extinguished.  Fire officials report one of the biggest complaints the fire department receives is fires left smoldering in the evening hours.  Trying to determine the location of these smoldering fires can be challenging due to the fact that the smoke will stay low to the ground travel through several neighborhoods with the evening having cooler temperatures and higher humidity.

Open burning is allowed from November 1, 2016 and will end on March 1, 2017.  Fire officials urge residents to use caution at all times when burning yard waste.

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