Capitol Avenue Plans

Currently the City is maintaining a list of interested individuals, developers, companies, etc. that would like to be notified when the Housing Authority issues the Request for Proposals (RFP) for acquired properties within the Capitol Ave Redevelopment Area. If interested in being added to the list, call 573-634-6410 or email with subject line "Capitol Ave Redevelopment Area RFP List" and provide name, email address and contact number. 

For more information click HERE.

Yard Waste Disposal Services

The City of Jefferson has entered into a new contract with All Season Landscaping to offer yard waste drop- off and compost services at 2417 Southridge Drive.  City residents can bring their yard waste to All Season Landscaping free of charge.  A new service which will begin on November 1, 2018 is Yard Waste Curbside on Demand.  City of Jefferson residents may contact All Seasons Landscaping to arrange a special pick-up of yard waste curbside at their residents.  Please click on the link below to learn more about yard waste disposal services in Jefferson City.

Capitol Project

Due to upcoming construction activities at the Capitol, South Capitol Drive will be closed due to construction begining early March, 2018. Construction is expected to be completed by the end of December, 2020. The Traffic Logistics map can be found here and more information can be found here.

Open Burning

A reminder to citizens in Jefferson City that the Burning season starts each year on November 1st and ends at sunset on March 1st. Open burning allows for the burning of yard waste materials, leaves, small tree branches, and grass clippings only.

 The following will be enforced.

  • Avoid burning on windy days
  • Always have a garden hose and rake on hand
  • Never leave fires unattended
  • Fires must be extinguished at sunset
  • Don’t burn on streets, sidewalks, or storm drainage areas
  • Burning must be done on your property and 10ft from property lines
  • Don’t burn near any structures
  • Failure adhering to the recommendations above could result in the extinguishment of the fire and/or a fine to the municipal code

 Fire officials encourage citizens to utilize the compost facility at 2417 South Ridge Dr. in Jefferson City.  Hours of operation are listed below. 

March 16 through November 30

8 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm, Saturday
Noon to 5 pm, Sunday

December 1 through March 15

8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday 
8 am to 5 pm, on Saturday 
Noon to 5 pm, on Sunday

Rental Facade Applications Being Accepted


The City of Jefferson is now accepting applications for the Rental Façade Improvement Program as part of the Neighborhood Reinvestment Act programs. The Rental Façade Program helps landlords with rental properties by paying for 50% of the cost of improvements to façades of eligible buildings, up to $5,000 per unit with a maximum of $10,000. Click HERE for more information.

Spam Alert

SpamThe City of Jefferson’s Technology Department has become aware of multiple emails coming from various City staff members indicating they have an invoice, word document, or link.  These appear to be malicious emails so please simply delete these emails and do not open either the email or the link to “View the Invoice” or other attachments that are written within the email.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this might be causing, and appreciate everyone who has made us aware of these emails.

Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment

The presentation on the Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment plan discussed at the June 12, 2017 City Council work session can be accessed here.

Solid Waste Contract Price Increase

The City of Jefferson’s current solid waste contract with Republic Services has an annual rate adjustment clause.  There will be a 3% price increase effective 6/1/2017.  See the attached letter here.

City of Jefferson Financial Reports

The City of Jefferson’s 2016 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) and 2016 popular annual financial report (PAFR) are now available!  The popular annual financial report (PAFR) strives to make financial information more readily accessible and easily understandable than the traditional comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

Council Presentations - PhotoVoice

PhotoVoice gives youth cameras, and lets them capture their world through photography. The vision of PhotoVoice is for a world in which no one is denied the opportunity to speak out and be heard. View the  PhotoVoice presentation by local children in our community.


Special Olympics Missouri Training for Life Campus

Special Olympics Missouri have entered into an agreement with Jefferson City officials to locate the Training for Life Campus in Jefferson City. Read More...

Interested in being a part of local government?

Be a part of your local government. The City of Jefferson is seeking volunteers for Citizen Boards, Commissions, and Committees.


2014 Excellence in Youth Sports Award Winner

Recently Jefferson City Parks & Recreation Department was named the 2014 Excellence in Youth Sports Award Winner.