Polk County Property Search (Iowa)

Search free Polk County, IA property, land, and tax records through local government assessors, auditors, clerks, property appraisers, deeds recorders, treasurers, tax collectors, city halls, and town halls.


The Polk County Assessor is responsible for determining the value of property in order to determine Polk County property taxes. The Polk County Assessment Office collect data from on-site inspections, value assessments for construction or improvements, comparable sales, and calculations of depreciation. The Polk County Tax Assessor maintains current data on every parcel in the Polk County, which includes ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the property in the Polk County, IA. The Polk County Assessor’s Office can answer questions regarding Polk County property tax appeals and assessments, Polk County property tax rates and payment due dates.

Polk County Assessor's Office Des Moines IA 111 Court Avenue 50309 515-286-3158


Polk County Auditors are responsible for maintaining accurate financial records on properties, including the appraisal and assessment of a property's value, which is used to determine Polk County property taxes. The Polk County Auditor’s Office collects data from on-site inspections, information submitted by owners, prior sales, and statistical analyses. The Auditor maintains current data on Polk County property value, owner information, inventories of parcels and structures, and parcel maps. The Office also provides property search databases for Polk County, IA.

Iowa Auditor Des Moines IA Rm 104, 1007 E Grand Ave 50319 515-281-5834


The Polk County Clerk files important documents and preserves municipal records in order to maintain an archive of Polk County property records that can be accessed by the public. The Clerk's Office is a valuable source of information on property in Polk County, Iowa. The Polk County Clerk's Office contains documentation on real estate excise taxes, registered land, and property transactions, as well as land documents including Polk County deeds, mortgages, and liens on properties.

Altoona City Clerk Altoona IA 407 8th Street Southeast 50009 515-967-5136

Des Moines City Clerk Des Moines IA 400 East 1st Street 50309 515-283-4141

Mitchellville City Clerk Mitchellville IA 204 Center Avenue North 50169 515-967-2935

Polk County Clerk Des Moines IA 500 Mulberry Street 50309 515-286-3772


The Polk County Recorders of Deeds maintain public records, particularly documents related to property and land records, and make them available for public access in Polk County, IA. The Office of Recorder of Deeds in Polk County is a valuable source of information on property records The Recorder of Deeds maintains documents on land transactions within its jurisdictions, including Polk County deeds and titles, mortgages, property ownership records, surveys, and easements, as well as tax liens.

Polk County Recorder of Deeds Des Moines IA 111 Court Avenue 50309 515-286-3160


Polk County Town Halls and City Hall are the chief administrative offices that runs the town or city. The Town Hall or City Hall often maintains records related to the locality, including Polk County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers in Polk County, Iowa.

Altoona City Hall Altoona IA 407 8th Street Southeast 50009 515-967-7866

Ankeny City Hall Ankeny IA 410 West 1st Street 50023 515-965-6469

Bondurant City Hall Bondurant IA 100 Lincoln Street Southeast 50035 515-967-2418

Clive City Hall Clive IA 1900 Northwest 114th Street 50325 515-223-6220

Des Moines City Hall Des Moines IA 400 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4209

Grimes City Hall Grimes IA 101 Northeast Harvey Street 50111 515-986-3036

Johnston City Hall Johnston IA 6221 Merle Hay Road 50131 515-278-2344

Pleasant Hill City Hall Pleasant Hill IA 5160 Maple Drive 50327 515-262-9368

Polk City City Hall Polk IA 112 South 3rd Street 50226 515-984-6233

Runnells City Hall Runnells IA 110 Brown Street 50237 515-966-2042

Sheldahl City Hall Sheldahl IA 803 2nd Street 50243 515-685-2814

Urbandale City Hall Urbandale IA 3600 86th St 50322 515-278-3900

West Des Moines City Hall West Des Moines IA 4200 Mills Civic Parkway 50265 515-222-3444

Windsor Heights City Hall Windsor Heights IA 1133 66th St 50324 515-279-3662


The Polk County Treasurer and Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for the collection of Polk County property tax revenue. The Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current Polk County property tax information including Polk County property ownership information, GIS Maps, tax maps, historical property tax rates, lists of sold parcels, and is also charged with the sale of properties due to a default on taxes in Polk County, Iowa.

Des Moines Treasurer Des Moines IA 400 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4140

Polk County Treasurer's Office Des Moines IA 111 Court Avenue 50309 515-286-3030