Polk County Registry of Deeds (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA Registry of Deeds. Land registries include information on deed lookups, recording deeds, registering land, transferring a title, checking title information, and identifying unregistered lands.


Polk County Recorders of Deeds collect records of a jurisdiction's deeds and make them available to the public in IA. These documents are primarily related to Polk County property deeds. The Office of the Deeds Registrar maintains records on land and property transactions within its jurisdiction, including deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office also has land registry information, including titles, property and parcel surveys, and maps of property lines and unregistered properties. The Polk County Registrar of Deeds maintains online databases for the public to access land and property deed registry records.

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


Polk County Clerks file documents and preserve property records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in Iowa. These records are open to the public. The Clerk's Office contains a number of Polk County deed registry records, including documents on registered and unregistered lands, titles, and property transactions. They also keep Polk County registries of deeds, mortgages, liens, and real estate excise taxes. Clerk's Offices provide online access to their Polk County deed and title records.

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 Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in Iowa. The Town or City Hall maintains property records related to Polk County, including property and land deed records. These records include titles, land transactions, and property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries, including any unregistered lands within the municipality. Polk County Town and City Halls provide online databases to access deed registry records.

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 Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes in IA. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every parcel in the district, including ownership information, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the property in Polk County. They also have land, property and deed registry records such as value assessments on registered properties, maps of property lines, and lists of unregistered land. Tax Assessors make their Polk County deed records available to the public online.

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