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Land & Records Management

Land & Records Management

The following documents are recorded and available to view in-office. Copies may be obtained.

  • Affidavits and Powers of Attorney
  • Condemnations
  • Contracts and Mortgages
  • Covenants
  • Deeds and Easements
  • *Financing Statements - Realty
  • Foreclosures
  • Forfeitures
  • Leases
  • Ordinances
  • Plats, Surveys and Corner Certificates
  • Releases and assignments

*Effective July 1, 2001 only UCC Financing Statements containing realty-related collateral -(a) fixtures, (b) as - extracted collateral or (c) Timber to be cut - should be filed in the land recording offices. These realty-related collateral filings should be filed where the land is located.

The recording fee for these documents is $7.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each additional page.

In addition to realty related documents, these miscellaneous documents are also recorded.

  • Liens
    • Federal Tax Liens
      Internal Revenue Service
      Department of Justice
    • State Tax Liens
      Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance
      Iowa Workforce Development
    • Homeowner's Association Liens
  • Military Records (DD214's)
  • Trade Names

News & Notices

Elevator modernization starting Wednesday, November 14, 2018 may increase elevator wait times, until completion in January 2019. Regularly check this webpage for status updates. Affected offices and departments on floors 3-6 of the Administrative Center include Health Department, Community Services...
Posted: October 31, 2018