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360.02 Dogs and Cats

Subd. 1 Running at Large Prohibited.  It shall be unlawful for any person who owns, harbors, or keeps a dog or cat, or the parents or the guardians of any such person under 18 years of age, to allow such dog or cat to run at large.  Dogs or cats on a leash and accompanied by a responsible person or accompanied by an under the control and direction of a responsible person so as to be effectively restrained by command as by leash, shall be permitted in streets or on public land unless the City has posted an area with signs reading "Dogs or Cats Prohibited". 

Street Sweeping:

April 25 & April 26

Please: No Parking on the street during this time to allow for the best street sweeping service possible.

Hydrant Flushing:

April 29-May 3

As a result from the line flushing process, residents may experience temporary discoloration of their water.  If you experience discoloration in your water after crews have been flushing in your neighborhood, clear the pipes in your home by running all of the water faucets for a few minutes.  Thank You

Upcoming Events:

Pet Clinic

Friday, May 3rd 4-7PM/H & H Veterinary Clinic

Saturday, May 4th 9-11:30AM/Morris Veterinary Clinic

Pet License: $10.00

Hancock Clean Up Days!!

May 13th and May 14th

The city will pick up one item at no charge:

Acceptable Demo Items                        Regular Garbage Pick-Up

                                                                       Recliners                                                All Solid Waste

                                                                        Couches                                                 Cardboard Boxes

                                                                        Chairs                                                    Plastic

                                                                        Box Springs                                           Caulking Tubes

                                                                        Mattresses                                              Styrofoam

                                                                        Carpet                                                     Garden Hoses

                                                                        Pipe                                                         Paper Items   

                                                                        Sheet Rock                                              Clothing

                                                                        Wooden Items    

                                                                        Glass Windows



                                                                        Steel Siding

                                                                        Window Frames    

Any electronic item will have a fee of $15.00.  The city will pick up one item at no charge.  The second or more items will cost $15.00 each.  Stevens County Household Hazardous Waste pick up will be July 24th in Morris.  Call the city office at 392-5285 for more information.                                                                                     

2018 Election Results




Subd 4. Unlawful Discharge to Public Sewers. No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged directly or indirectly any waste, by volume or strength or nature, may harm the wastewater treatment facility or cause obstruction to the free flow in sewers or endanger life or cause a nuisance.

In no case shall discharge to the sanitary sewer be permitted from March 15th to October 15th. 

Thank you!

Hancock Shirts Available!


The Hancock Economic Development Authority will be selling t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts and sweatshirts as a fundraiser.  Shirts to purchase will be available at the City Hall and can also be placed on an order basis. 
Pricing: T-shirts $14.00, Long Sleeve T-Shirts $22.00, Sweatshirts $45.00 (available by order only). 
All items will be available until November 1st.

Would you like to have your city bill emailed to you instead of receiving it in the mail?
Email the city office (cityofhancock@gmail.com) or call and receive your next bill by email!

No More Sorting
Recycling Information
Residential Curbside Recycling Collection Schedule 
Pick will happen on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.
The recycling trailer will continue to be located in town for rural residents.
For any additional information please contact City Hall
 or review the sticker on the top of your new container.


 The city of Hancock is facing the future with a bright new look.  It is a small town with a brilliant future.  A future that has been shaped by its past and many people who have made it the community it is.  A community with a strong history, confident present and positive look toward the future.

City of Hancock is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Complaints of discrimination should be sent to:

City of Hancock, PO Box 68, Hancock, MN 56244