Frequently Asked Questions


 What are city hall office hours?

City Hall hours are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 What is the garbage pick up schedule?

Garbage is picked up Friday mornings. The City of Powers Lake contracts out garbage services to Circle Sanitation out of Minot.

 Do I need a permit to build a fence/deck?

All building projects need to have a building permit approved before construction can begin. Please find building permits here

 Do I need a permit for a recreational fire?

There is no open burning within the city limits of Powers Lake. Barbeques and covered fire pits are allowed, except during burn bans. To check the burn ban status, please contact fire chief, Mark Douts - 701-641-3641.

 Can I pay my water bill by credit card?

Credit card payments for wsg bills, dog licenses and RV park rent are accepted on the website.

 Cemetery/Headstone Questions

The City of Powers Lake does not maintain/own any cemetery within/outside of city limits. All cemeteries are owned and maintained by individual churches. 

Bethel Baptist Church

Bethel Lutheran - Battleview

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

Jehovah Witness

Lake Assembly of God

Shrine of Our Lady of the Prairies

St James Catholic Church


 Who do I contact to rent a park shelter?

Park shelter reservations can be made by contacting Liz Beavers with the park board - 701-705-5369.