Departments

  1. Administration

    Learn about the Administration Department and find contact information and hours of operation.

  2. Building & Code Enforcement

    The Building and Code Enforcement Department is responsible for inspections, code enforcement, and maintaining floodplain regulations.

  3. Fire Department

    The Independence Fire Department answers calls for fires, hazardous materials, vehicle extrication, river rescue, and other emergency situations.

  4. Garbage & Recycling

    The City of Independence contracts with Waste Management to provide waste and recycling services to the City.

  5. Municipal Airport

    The Independence Municipal Airport offers a number of services including flight training, charter flights, aircraft maintenance, and more.

  6. Parks & Recreation

    Complete with the Civic Center, Baseball/Softball Complex, Municipal Swimming Pool, and 21 parks, there is no shortage of recreational activities to be involved with in the City.

  7. Police Department

    The Independence Police Department's mission is to ensure the security and safety of life and property for the citizens through professional and vigilant enforcement of the law while endeavoring to have the law equally applied to all.

  8. Public Library

    Find contact information, hours and information about available books from the Independence Public Library.

  9. Sewer Collection & Waste Water

    The City of Independence Waste Water Collection System Department operates and maintains 2 waste water pumping stations and monitors and maintains the entire sanitary sewer system.

  10. Streets Department

    The Street Department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the City streets.

  11. Water Department

    The Water Department works to produce safe, high quality, reliable water and distribute our product in the most efficient way, while maintaining and upgrading the system to meet future requirements.