Polk County Property Assessor (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA property assessment information. Property Assessments include property tax assessments, property valuations, property tax liens, defaults on property taxes, and property assessment appeals.


Polk County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels so that the jurisdiction can levy Iowa property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every parcel in the district, including records on Polk County property tax assessments, maps of property lines, and inventories of parcels and structures, as well as the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Polk County Tax Assessors may also keep records on reassessments for construction or improvements and other on-site inspections. Polk County Assessment Offices provide online access to their property assessment records.

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


Polk County Clerks file documents and preserve a range of municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their Iowa municipality. These Polk County tax assessment records are open to the public. The Clerk's Office has a number of records on property assessments, including real estate excise taxes, tax liens on properties, and the Polk County property tax assessment formulas. They also keep records on property transactions, deeds, and titles. Polk County Clerks provide online access to their public property tax records, including documents related to property assessments.

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


Polk County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the Iowa public. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Polk County property tax assessments, including property and parcel surveys, property tax liens, and property valuations. They also record land transactions within the jurisdiction, including deeds, mortgages, and easements. The Polk County Recorder provides online databases for public records access of property assessments.

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


Polk County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in Iowa. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including property assessment records. These Polk County public assessment records include property value assessments, records of paid and unpaid property taxes, and property tax liens. Town and City Halls also maintain records on land transactions, property sales and transfers, and municipal and zoning boundaries. Property assessment records are available as public records, and many Town and City Halls provide online access to these files.

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


Polk County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in Iowa. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every Polk County parcel , as well as a number of other property tax assessment records. These records include property assessments, defaults on property taxes, lists of sold parcels, and property valuations. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Polk County property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Polk County Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access property assessment records.

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