City of Shell Rock, Iowa welcomes you to explore our web site.

Welcome to Shell Rock, Iowa On-Line!

City Hall and the Police Department are moving to their new location at 802 N. Public Road in May 2016.  The drop box for utility bills is still available at the Boyd Building and will be checked daily. 

Shell Rock 2016 Fourth of July Schedule



 Founded in 1855, Shell Rock, is home to bridges that link the town together,

including one that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 Lots are available in the community for new home construction.

Existing affordable homes, available business property,

a quality education system and services such as

high speed Internet make Shell Rock an ideal

place to raise a family or start a business.



City of Shell Rock 4th of July Celebration


Registration for Four Bridges 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Click Here




Before doing any additions, fencing, or modifications to your property that affect the structure, you must apply for a zoning permit.  Also, before you dig be sure to call Iowa One Call for locates of the utilities on your property.

Application for Zoning Permit




City Hall
802 N. Public Road

P.O. Box 522
Shell Rock, Iowa 50670
(319) 885-6555

Consider renting the Boyd Building for weddings, reunions, conferences, etc

Click here for Details