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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.

Tornado Victims and Volunteer Opportunities

Click Here Missouri River Regional Library Hosts Community Lost and Found.

Click Here to view the Declaration of Emergency Document.

Click Here to view the Building Permit Fee Reduction Ordinance.

Click Here to view the Application for Temporary Housing Permit -Recreational Vehicle, Camper, or Camper Trailer.

Click Here to view the Disaster Relief and Volunteer Opportunities Dial 2-1-1

Click Here to view the Numbers to Know Cole County Disaster Response/Recovery.

Click Here to view the Governor's press release for the Individual Assistance Federal Declaration. You can also contact FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA(3362).

Click Here to view FEMA Individual Assistance Declaration Information.

Click Here to view FEMA Disaster Survivors of the Tornado or Flood Flyer.

SBA to Open Business Recovery Center in Jefferson City to Help Businesses Impacted by Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding:               

Republic Services Solid Waste Services


Republic Services is the sole authorized provider for solid waste collection and disposal within the City of Jefferson City Limits. All solid waste and construction debris generated within the corporate city limits must be disposed of at the Jefferson City Landfill.

Republic Services has 30-yd open-top containers available for storm clean up. For rates or more information on these containers contact Republic Services at the number listed below. The Jefferson City Landfill, located at 5605 Moreau River Access Rd, Jefferson City, MO (Gate #1) operating hours are:

  • Monday through Friday 6:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Saturday 7:00 am – 11:30 am

NOTE: Tipping fees still apply.  The Jefferson City Landfill accepts checks, debit or credit cards only.

If you have any questions regarding trash pickup or missing receptacles please call Republic Services at (573) 635-8805. Visit www.RepublicOnline.com for additional information and sign up for “My Resource” tool to simplify all your recycling, waste and account management needs.


Jefferson City Flood Information

The Missouri River is predicted to reach Major Flood stage of 30 feet in the early afternoon Wednesday, May 22 with a predicted crest of 32.7 feet in the evening hours of Thursday, May 23. The links below provide river stage information, interactive local inundation maps based on flood gauge levels, a copy of the City’s Flood Action Plan, and associated press release.

River Stage Level:

Interactive Local Inundation Maps Based on Flood Gauge Levels

City's Flood Action Plan

Press Release

Special City Council Meeting

Mandatory Evacuation

Declaration of Emergency

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