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