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Welcome to the City of Butler Website

Welcome to the City of Butler, Indiana official home page. This site is your connection to the Butler community. Meeting information, elected officials, city departments, maps and various other local news and events can be found here.





2014 Spring Cleanup



Butler Residential Garbage Customers Only

Please have your cleanup items out on your CURB by 6 A.M. on Saturday, April 26, 2014

Items placed on curb before Monday, April 21st may be punishable by fine.


Winter Storm Damage Pickup


The City of Butler will be picking up winter storm damage the week of April 21.  All storm damage must be at the curb no later than 7 am on April 23, 2014.  Only limbs and branches downed by the winter storms will be accepted.  The branches MUST be kept separate from the spring cleanup items.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

The complete City of Butler Yard Waste Policy is located on the homepage.

Yard Waste Policy

Yard Waste Policy

1.    The City will only pick up limbs and branches brought down by storm damage.  All storm damage must be out at the curb within 3 days of the storm.  No other items will be picked up.

2.    The City will continue to provide leaf pickup in the fall.

3.    Several other ways that residents can dispose of their yard waste are:

Public Notice of Mercury Pollutant Minimization Program Plan (PMPP)


This notice is to the customers served by the Butler Wastewater Department and to the citizens of DeKalb County, Indiana, per requirements of the City of Butler’s NPDES Permit and 327 IAC 5-3.5-4(c).


Butler's NPDES Permit, Part I.A.3-Table 4, effective September 1, 2011 and expiring on August 31, 2016, contains interim and final effluent limits for mercury as illustrated in the following.


Table 1 - NPDES Permit Requirements


Amended Smoking Ordinance

The Common Council passed Ordinance 1585, An Amended Smoking Ordinance, at their meeting on September 16th.  It will be in affect starting on November 5, 2013.  It prohibits smoking on all City property.  Violation could possibly result in a fine of up to $100.00 per violation.  Smoking will be prohibited at all City Parks, buildings and in all vehicles.  For more information, please contact the Clerk-Treasurer.

Residential Tax Abatement Available for New Houses in Butler

Residential tax abatement is available for new houses constructed in Butler.  Please click here for more information.


Click to view City of Butler Cemetery Rules & Regulations.

Butler Zoning Map Now Online


Upcoming Meetings

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