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Taxes become due on November 1 and are delinquent if not paid by December 31. Penalties are applied monthly to taxes paid after December 31. Both City and County real estate and personal property taxes are paid to the County.
You are allowed no more than four companion animals over six months in age. This can be a combination of dogs, cats or pot bellied pigs. All pets must be vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian and registered with the City of Cameron when they reach six months of age. Pet tags are due by January 31st of each year. The cost of each tag is $15 unless the pet is spayed or neutered, and then the cost is $10. Proof of spay/neuter must be verified by a licensed veterinarian. There will be a $5 late fee starting in February of each year with an additional $5 each month for delinquent tags. Replacement tags are $2 per tag.
Yes, your dog (or cat) must be properly restrained by a leash, fenced property or by monitored tethering.
You can contact Animal Control by calling either the police department non-emergency number (816-632-6521) or by calling city hall (816-632-2177). If your animal has been impounded there is a $25 pick up fee and a kennel fee of $10 per day.
Yes, your dog can be tethered outside under certain conditions. A) An adult must be home. B) the dog cannot be tethered between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am. C) The dog must be attached to the tether by a leather or nylon collar or harness. No choke collars or pinch collars. The collar must be the circumference of the animal’s neck plus one inch. D) tether must be designed for dogs,--No log chains. E) Tether must be at least 12 ft. long, unbroken and free of tangles F) tether must be placed where the dog cannot be in danger of being strangled or hanged. G) placement of tether much be in an area free of debris and obstacles. H) tethered dog must be able to reach water, shelter and dry ground. I) tethered animal must not be out in extreme weather such as heat greater than 90 degrees Fahrenheit, freezing temperatures of 32 degrees Fahrenheit or less, tornados, hail or rain. J) each dog must be tethered in separate areas so as not to be entangled. K) Any tethering system shall not allow the dog to reach within six (6) feet of the public right-of-way, public access to the structure, the sidewalk to the structure or any door that may be accessed by the public or emergency services or neighboring property lines.
You do not have to live within the city limits of Cameron to enjoy the dog park. You will, however, need to have your dog registered with the City. The dog tag is $15 per year ($10 if spayed/neutered) with the year beginning in January. You must be vaccinated against parvo/distemper and have a current rabies shot given by a licensed veterinarian to city hall. If you are visiting the dog park from out-of-town, please have your proof of vaccinations available for inspection.
You are allowed no more than four companion animals over six months in age. This can be a combination of cats, dogs or pot bellied pigs. All cats must be vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian and registered with the City of Cameron when they reach six months of age. Cat tags are due by January 31st of each year. The cost of each tag is $15 unless the cat is spayed or neutered, and then the cost is $10. Proof of spay/neuter must be verified by a licensed veterinarian. There will be a $5 late fee per month starting in February of each year. Replacement tags are $2 per tag
It is prohibited to allow your cat to run at large within the city limits of Cameron. When outdoors, each cat must properly restrained by leash, fenced property and or monitored tethering to prevent the animal from violating the at-large ordinance.
The Cameron Municipal Band gives free concerts in McCorkle Park at the Thomas J Price Pavilion each Thursday at 8:00 pm from Memorial Day through the 1st week of August.
Make a request for Information to the City Clerk (by phone/email/in person). The City Clerk will respond to the request within three business days. There may be charges incurred for the cost of copies and/or research fees.
Yes. All businesses must have a business license whether they're in a commercial district or in a home. Some business types are restricted in certain zoning districts. Contact the City Clerk if you have questions about obtaining a business license.
Yes. The City enjoys buying locally, which is consistent with its fiduciary responsibility to the taxpayers. The City offers local vendors a two to five percent benefit depending on the cost threshold.
Garage sales are limited to four per year. They may be operated between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm. They must not contain consignment items. No Sunday sales are allowed, and all merchandise must be removed by 10:00 pm on the final day. (Zoning Article 26)
Yes. Two yard signs are allowed having no more than six square feet each. The maximum height is 15-foot. Signs must be on private property and not in the right-of-ways or on utility poles.
Contact the Water Plant at (816) 632-2844 for electric or water problems outside normal business hours. The Water Plant is staffed 24 hours a day. Contact City Hall at (816) 632-2177 if an outage occurs during normal business hours.
Clinton and DeKalb County voters may register to vote at Cameron City Hall.
Contact City Hall (816) 632-2177 or the Police Department non-emergency number (816) 632-6521 and they will contact animal control to find out if your animal has been picked up.
Make a request for Information to the City Clerk. The City Clerk will respond to the request within three business days. There may be charges incurred for the cost of copies and/or research fees.
Court is regularly scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 pm.
Prepayable offenses may be paid prior to the scheduled court appearance. The court will not accept personal checks. Cash, cashier's checks, or money orders will be accepted for payments at City Hall. Fines can also be paid online at www.TrafficPayments.com or over the phone by calling (800) 444-1187.
Yes. Use the facilities module on this website and submit your information and payment of $5.00 per hour and $5 processing fee. If you do not have a way to pay online for use of the facilities, contact City Hall and make your payment directly to the City of Cameron.
Copies may be available for a minimal fee from the Records Department which is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. A signed request for records form is requested but not mandatory and is available on the Records Department page of this website. Each request for records must be evaluated for availability. Copy and research fees may be applicable.
If you are involved in a private property accident, simply exchange the basic needed information (name, telephone number, insurance company) with the other party involved. If someone is injured due to the private property accident or if the other party involved in the accident does not remain on scene to exchange information then contact the Cameron Police Department at (816) 632-6521.
You can make a police report by stopping by the Cameron Police Department, contacting us at (816) 632-6521, or certain types of incident reports can be made remotely. Visit the 'Online Reporting' page for more information.
If you received a ticket or citation from a Cameron Police Officer, you may pay the ticket at the Court Clerk's office inside City Hall at 205 North Main, Cameron, MO. If you have questions for the Court Clerk contact (816) 632-2177.
If you need to contact the Police Department and do not have an emergency, call (816) 632-6521.
To find out if a warrant has been issued for your arrest, come to the Cameron Police Department with a valid photo ID. Warrant information can not be given over the telephone.
The City has an agreement with R&W Container for large (bulky) item pick-up for City of Cameron customers. Simply contact R&W Container directly at (816) 632-3590 to arrange the pickup for a small fee. Construction materials do not qualify for the large item pick-up.
The City offers a Christmas tree collection site near City Hall for a few weeks after the holidays (for real trees-not artificial trees). Do not burn the trees or leave them for trash collection.
Yes. For residential customers, the deposit is $150 for electric service and $75 for water service. Deposits are applied to final bills. Contact City Hall for information on commercial utility deposits.
During regular business hours, contact City Hall at (816) 632-2177. If an emergency happens after hours, contact the Water Plant at (816) 632-2844 as it is staffed 24-hours a day.
Utility payments are due by the 15th of each month. After that date, late penalties are added to the bill. The fourth Tuesday of each month is the disconnect day for unpaid utilities. Contact City Hall at (816) 632-2177 to make payment arrangements if you are unable to pay by the disconnect day (arrangements must be made before disconnect day).