Please Note: The 2017 Citywide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, April 22. The 2017 Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 29. Please view the March 2017 newsletter for more information.

Adel Parks & Recreation's 2017 Spring/Summer Activity Guide is now available! Please review it for the latest and most up-to-date information on programs, including the Adel Family Aquatic Center's 2017 rates.

The City is now accepting applications for a number of Board & Commission positions. Please click here for more information. If you'd like to download an application, please click here.

Please click here to view the Notice To Bidders and Notice Of Public Hearing for the 2017 Adel Brick Streets Project. Please consult all addendums for the most accurate information on this project: Addendum #01 - Addendum #02 - Addendum #03

Please click here to download the 2017 Recycling Calendar.

The second and final public input meeting for the Parks & Trails Master Plan was held on Monday, December 12. If you missed it, please here to view the presentation.

You may also view the presentation and boards that were presented during the October 27 meeting.

The City's Economic Development Commission has updated the residential tax abatement program F.A.Q.

The City is in the process of updating its website.

Until further notice, information and links
below may not be completely up-to-date.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Public Safety

The Public Safety Building, which houses the Adel Police Department and Adel Volunteer Fire Department, is located at 102 S. 10th Street (at the corner of 10th & Main Streets). Adel has a full force of public safety to help keep the community secure and protected. Police, fire, and ambulance services are prepared to handle virtually any emergency.

Adel Police Department

Adel has a strong police force to help keep the crime rate one of the lowest in the state. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact our Chief of Police at

Adel Police Department
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Public Safety Building
Emergencies: Dial 911
(515) 993-6723
After-hours: (515) 993-4567

Gordy Shepherd Chief of Police
Wade Book Sergeant
Jill Anderson Police Chief Secretary
Terry Wright Officer
Monte Keller Officer
John Sparling Officer
Kelly Jo Petrie Officer
William Young Officer
Bryce Deeth Officer

Adel Volunteer Fire Department

Adel is also home to its own fire department consisting of a group of volunteers. If you'd like information on how to become either a volunteer or an Adel fire fighter, please call 993-6723.

Adel Volunteer Fire Department
Tim Morlan, Fire Chief
Public Safety Building
Emergencies: Dial 911
(515) 993-6723
After-hours: (515) 993-4567

Dallas County Ambulance

Being the county seat, Adel is home to the Dallas County Ambulance, servicing the entire county of Dallas. If you have any questions you may call (515) 993-4507.