FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHERE DO I GO FOR SAFETY DURING A TORNADO?
The City of Marshfield has a storm shelter located at the Ellis O. Jackson City Park (the Fairgrounds) at 624 N. Marshall St. In the event of a tornado warning, the storm shelter will be made available. The storm shelter was built in conjunction with Webster County and was funded by City funds, County labor, and a Federal Office of Emergency Management Hazard Mitigation Grant.
HOW DO I GET A PERMIT FOR A GARAGE SALE?
Permits are available at no charge at City Hall. Please view the Garage Sale Policy for more information on requirements.
WHERE IS CITY HALL LOCATED?
City Hall is located at 798 S. Marshall St. From I-44, go South on Spur Dr./MO-38. Turn right on South Crittendon. Turn right on Commercial St. and then curve to the left, which becomes Marshall St. (A Highway). City Hall will be on the left.
HOW DO I GET A BURN PERMIT?
Burn permits are available at no charge at City Hall. Please view the Burning Regulations for more information on requirements.
HOW DO I RESERVE PARK FACILITIES?
Pavilions at City Parks can be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations must be made in person at the rear Parks door of City Hall.
WHAT IS THE SALES TAX RATE?
The total sales tax rate is 8.058%. Of that 4.225% is State tax, 2.0% is City tax, and 1.833% is County tax.
DO I NEED A BUSINESS LICENSE?
All businesses with a physical location within the City limits of Marshfield are required to obtain a Business License annually. The cost is $18.00 per year. Please see the City Clerk page or the Municipal Code Book for more information. All businesses that solicit business door-to-door or set up on a lot are also required to obtain a license prior to beginning solicitations.
HOW DO I GET TREE LIMBS PICKED UP?
The City provides quarterly brush and tree limb removal. Tree limbs must be stacked neatly at the curb with the cut end facing toward the street. Limbs must be no larger than 3” in diameter. The City will post on this web site and in the Marshfield Mail when the next quarterly pickup date is scheduled. The City will no longer take a call list and will only pickup other than quarterly when there is a major weather damage to trees.
WHERE ARE RECYCLING FACILITIES?
Webco Custom Industries provides a recycling center at 987 S. Prairie Lane. You can call them at (417) 468-5890 or visit the Webco Custom Industries website to view hours of operation and items accepted for recycling.
HOW DO I FIND LOCAL SERVICES AND UTILITIES?
Please see the attached Area Contact Numbers page for helpful area service