Iron Mountain Lake News

The News In and Around Iron Mountain Lake, Missouri

A Community Newsletter

Iron Mountain Lake News is a newsletter dedicated to serving the community of Iron Mountain Lake and the surrounding area. Keeping the community informed and entertained, while also highlighting the history and beauty of the greater Iron Mountain Lake area.


538 Gallatin Drive
Bismarck (IML), Missouri 63624

​Police Chief - Anthony Benson
​​Emergency - Land Lines - 911
By Cell Phone - (573)431-3131
Dispatch - (573)431-3131
Website - N/A
Facebook​ - IML Police Department on Facebook

Iron Mountain Lake Municipal Division,
Judicial Circuit 24
Iron Mountain Lake City Hall
538 Gallatin Drive - Bismarck, MO 63624 - 573-734-2042
Municipal Court - Last Friday of each month, 9am
Presiding Municipal Judge - Michael Randazzo
IML City Prosecutor - Jeremy A. Brauer

Municipal Court Clerk - Mark Wynes



For more information visit the IML PD's Facebook page.... HERE

910 Veterans Drive
Bismarck, Missouri 63624
Emergency- By Land Line - 911 

By Cell Phone - (573) 431-3131
Dispatch - (573) 431-3131

Non-Emergency: (573) 734-2557




Fire Tags are essential for our rural community. Fire Tags are purchased and renewed annually. They expire on December 31st and must be renewed annually before January 1st. Fire Tags purchased before February 1st is $55.00, after February 1st the cost is $65.00. For more information contact Bismarck Fire Protection at (573) 734-2557.​

FYI....Without a fire tag, the fire department will still respond to any emergency at Iron Mountain Lake, however, the property owner could be charged upwards to $500.00 for an emergency response and $100.00 for every hour emergency crews are on scene.

102 Industrial Drive
Park Hills Missouri 63601

Administrative/911 Addressing Phone: 573-431-7842 

Fax 573-431-4110


You have called for emergency services, but they may not be able to find you.
It is required that your Physical 911 Address be posted. Below are guidelines for posting your 911 Physical Address.
If you have questions or do not know your Physical 911 Address contact the St Francois County Addressing Clerk at 573-431-7842.
How to post your Physical 911 Address
1.Your physical address must be posted on your home, facing street side, with large 3 inch reflective numbers that are visible from the street, especially at night.
2.If your home is a distance from the road, then you must post a sign at the beginning of your driveway, street side, with the physical address posted in 3 inch reflective numbers. The numbers posted must be free from obstructions and be legible even in deep snow.
3.Your physical address must also be on both sides of your mailbox.

At the Monthly City Council Meeting held on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 7pm, the City Council unanimously approved and voted to accept a Code and Resolution for Occupancy Permits. It is now required, effective immediately, that anyone moving into any rental property, newly built home or newly purchased home you must now acquire an inspection and Permit for Occupancy before moving into any property within the city limits of Iron Mountain Lake, Missouri.
If you are a property owner that rents homes within the City, if you are planning on purchasing a home here or building a home here you will need to go to the Iron Mountain Lake City Hall and apply for and obtain an inspection to achieve an Occupancy Permit. The Iron Mountain Lake City Clerk will schedule an inspection from their independently acquired Building Inspector who will  issue an Occupancy Permit upon successfully passing the code inspection. The cost of the application for the permit will be $40.00, payable to City of Iron Mountain Lake. Call 573-734-2042 for more information and/or to schedule an inspection. Thank you!
The new building codes are available for viewing at City Hall. Copies of the codes may be acquired for the usual processing fees. The codes are also available for viewing on-line here ....




The Iron Mountain Lake Police Department is now accepting applications for Reserve Officers
Send applications to:
City of Iron Mountain Lake

Attn: Chief Anthony Benson
​​​538 Gallatin Dr.
Bismarck, Missouri 63624​

Fax: (573)734-6390 Call: (573)7342042​

Important Information

St Francois County Sheriff's Department
Daniel R Bullock
1550 Doubet Road
Farmington, Missouri 63640

Prosecuting Attorney St. Francois Co.
1 N Washington St
# 101
Farmington, MO 63640
Phone 1-573-756-3623 or 1-573-431-6505

extension 7

St. Francois County Ambulance District

624 Wallace Road

Farmington, Missouri 63640

(573) 431-0030

Mineral Area Drug Task Force

(573) 431-7314 ext. 101

MO. Drug Eradication Hotline

MO. Methamphetamine Hotline

St. Francois County Ice Team
1-573-431-7314 Ext 101

Advocates for Crime Victims

St. Francois County
Prosecutor's Office
(573) 756-1955

Missouri Department of Social Services
St. Francois County
140 Staples Drive
Park Hills, MO 63601
Phone: (573) 518-2585
Fax: (573) 431-7478

Other Useful Information

Missouri State Highway Patrol

MSHP Troop C
891 Technology Drive
Weldon Spring, MO 63304
Phone: (636) 300-2800
Fax: (636) 300-2741

Super Site
3180 Koch Road
St. Louis, MO 63125
Phone: (314) 416-2180

Service Center
5268 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO 63601
Phone: (573) 431-0166

General Headquarters 
1510 East Elm Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Telephone: (573) 751-3313
Fax: (573) 751-9419

Water Patrol Division
1510 East Elm Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 751-5071
1-800-525-5555 or *55 (Cellular)
Fax: (573) 522-1287

MSHP Division Of Drug And Crime Control
P.O. Box 568
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-3452
Fax: (573) 526-5577

MSHP Narcotics and Vice

MSHP Narcotics Hotlines
Methamphetamine Hotline
1-888-823 METH
Marijuana Hotline

Missouri Attorney General
Missouri Attorney General's Office
Supreme Court Building
207 W. High St.
P.O. Box 899
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-751-3321
Fax: 573-751-0774

State & Local Law Enforcement

Missouri AG Crime Victims Information

Missouri Office of Homeland Security


FBI - St. Louis Area Field Office
2222 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 589-2500

FBI Tips and Public Leads

U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530

Main Switchboard: 202-514-2000

The U.S. Attorney General
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530

DOJ Police Misconduct Information

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Drug Enforcement Administration - St Louis
DEA Offices St. Louis

317 South 16th Street

St. Louis, MO  63103

(314) 538-4600 
Cape Girardeau: (573) 334-1534

DEA Tips and Public Leads

ATF - The Bureau of

Alcohol, Tobacco, Fire Arms and Explosives

99 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20226

Contacts for ATF Headquarters

ATF Hotlines

Kansas City Field Division

1251 NW Briarcliff Parkway, Suite 600
Kansas City, Missouri 64116

Voice: (816) 559-0700 Fax: (816) 559-0701

ATF St. Louis Field Office
1222 Spruce, Room 6.205
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
Voice: (314) 768-3123 Fax: (314) 269-2265

ATF Cape Girardeau Field Office
Auburn Park Place 3065 William Street, Suite 301
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
Voice: (573) 331-7300 Fax: (573) 334-0603



There are a few things that you should know when visiting or planning to move to The City of Iron Mountain Lake.

•LEASH LAW. IML has a LEASH LAW. Dogs must be leashed and not allowed to be at large.
•BOAT RAMP FEE. There is a Boat Ramp use fee for non-residents.
•LIMIT ON FISH. There are limits on the number of fish that can be caught per day per person. This is a privately stocked Lake.
•PAVILION. The large pavilion on the west side of the Lake can be reserved for your special occasion. Contact City Hall at 573-734-2042 for more information.
•ATV USE ON STREETS. ATVs are permitted on the streets of IML but they must have a safety inspection by the Chief of Police. It must be registered and acquire a use permit from Iron Mountain Lake City Hall. The permit is $15.00 per year. The use permit sticker must be predominately displayed on the registered ATV. Helmets, safety flags, safety triangles, a valid driver's license and insurance is required. ATVs must not travel more than 15mph, with no passengers, and obey all other traffic safety laws per Ordinance 2. Driving on City green spaces or its Park lands, except by expressed written permission by the City of Iron Mountain Lake, is prohibited.
•BURN PERMITS. Burn permits are required and can be obtained, for free, at IML City Hall. Yard waste can be burned with a permit. The burning of trash, plastics, foam, rubber, wiring, roofing and treated lumber are strictly prohibited.
•YARD SALE PERMITS. Yard Sale permits are required, per Ordinance 31, and can be obtained, for free, at City Hall.
•INSPECTIONS and OCCUPANCY PERMITS. Inspections and Occupancy Permits are required BEFORE moving into any residence or rental property here at IML. Arrangements for inspections and permits can be obtained from IML City Hall.
•BUILDING PERMITS. Building Permits are required and can be obtained at City Hall. Inspections and an Occupancy Permit will be required BEFORE one may occupy a residence or rental property.
•MOBILE HOME PERMITS. New and used Manufactured Homes (Mobile Homes) that meet the American National Standards Institute and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development standards, with prior inspections on used homes, are allowed ONLY BY PERMIT and approval by the Board of Aldermen, Specific safety requirements are required by the City of Iron Mountain Lake for condition and installation. Licensed haulers and installers are required and must also obtain a permit BEFORE any Manufactured Home can enter the City limits. An Occupancy Permit is also required BEFORE the home can be occupied. Permits, inspections and further information can be obtained and arranged through IML City Hall.
•MODULAR UNITS and PERFABRICATED UNITS. Modular Units and Prefabricated Units must obtain a permit and pass an Occupancy Permit inspection BEFORE it can be used as a weekender home, rental or residence. Inspections and Permits can be arranged and obtained though IML City Hall.

•IRON MOUNTAIN LAKE SEWER. Residents are required to be on the Iron Mountain Lake Sewer Utility Service. The Service Fee for connection to the sewer is $120.00 with a $40.00 monthly user fee. To obtain service you must apply in person at Iron Mountain Lake City Hall, Monday through Thursday, 8am till 4;30pm, (City Hall is closed for lunch between 12 noon and 1pm.)
If you are, or become, an undeveloped property owner and intend to build or reside on the property a sewer connection will be necessary. You should contact City Hall and ask to speak to the Sewer Superintendent to obtain more information at 573-734-2042.
•BUSINESS PERMITS. Permits or licenses are required for any company or individual operating or conducting business within the City of Iron Mountain Lake.
•REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS. Regular Monthly Business Meetings are held by the Board of Aldermen at City Hall on the second Monday of each month at 7pm. The public is encouraged to attend.
•MUNICIPAL COURT. Municipal Court is held at the Iron Mountain Lake City Hall on the last Friday of each month at 9am.
The best rule of thumb, if in doubt contact City Hall and find out. If you have questions please direct them to The City of Iron Mountain Lake, City Hall, Monday through Thursday 8am till 5pm, lunch hour between 12 noon and 1pm, at 573-734-2042.
Note: This list can be added to or edited at anytime due to policy or ordinance changes by the City of Iron Mountain Lake. Please check back regularly for any changes, additions or revisions.