Departments

  1. Animal Control

    View our business hours and adoption costs.

  2. Art Museum

    The Margaret Harwell Art Museum's mission is to challenge the expansion of aesthetic awareness, the appreciation of the visual arts and the involvement of the Poplar Bluff and surrounding communities in high quality art and educational experiences.

  3. Black River Coliseum

    View events and news that are happening at your local Black River Coliseum.

  4. Code Enforcement

    Code enforcement is a division of the City of Poplar Bluff Police Department in charge of enforcing our property maintenance standards.

  5. Finance & Personnel

    The Finance Department is responsible for the coordination of budgeting, accounts payable, accounting and payroll. The Personnel Department is responsible for the advertising and collection of job applications for most departments.

  6. Fire Department

    The Poplar Bluff Fire Department protects 18,000 people in an area of 12 square miles with 33 on staff including the chief, assistant chief, six captains and 21 firefighters operating out of three stations.

  7. Library

    View books available, upcoming events, and even download e-books!

  8. Municipal Airport

    The Poplar Bluff Municipal Airport is available to accommodate the general aviation needs of the Greater Poplar Bluff area.

  9. Municipal Court

    Find information in regards to court dates and our frequently asked questions.

  10. Municipal Utilities

    Find information on how to set up your utilities and cable.

  11. Other Agencies

    These agencies provide valuable services within the City of Poplar Bluff but are not directly tied to the City government.

  12. Parks & Recreation

    Find information in regards to all of the recreation and programs we have available.

  13. Planning & Inspections

    It is our primary responsibility to plan for and monitor the orderly growth of the City of Poplar Bluff. Part of our department's role includes handling all aspects of zoning and subdivision development.

  14. Police Department

    The Poplar Bluff Police Department consists of 44 sworn officers, eight telecommunicators and eight civilian employees dedicated to the service of the 17,000+ citizens of the City of Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

  15. Street/Cemetery/Motor Pool Department

    The department is in charge of maintaining the transportation network, repairing and maintaining city vehicles, operating the city cemetery, and providing mosquito abatement services.