Polk County Auditor

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Special School Election 2018

Special School Election February 6, 2018 NOTICE: All eligible voters in the Ankeny Community School District and the Urbandale Community School District, a special school election will be held on Tuesday February 6, 2018.  Polls will be open from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM Visit our Special School E…


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2018 Polk County Dog License

Delinquent after June 30, 2018 - The Polk County Auditor’s Office issues dog licenses to citizens that live in UNINCORPORATED Polk County. We also issue dog licenses for cities that do not issue licenses per a Polk County ordinance: Ordinance No. 136 Concerning Licensing of Dogs and Control of…


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Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Fy 16/17

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2017 is now available. View / download


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1St Q 2018 Gis / Map Download Updates

December 2017 – End of the year Plat Index added to our website  1st quarter 2018 GIS shapefiles added to our website.  Parcel polygons & centroids  Subdivision polygons Municipal polygons Railroad ROW polygons and centerline Road ROW polygons and centerline Non-centroid points Drainage Dist…


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4Th Q 2017 Census Data Released

December 2017 - The (July 1, 2017) State census population estimate released.  Polk County Population is estimated at 474,045   Link  American Community Survey Latest demographic and housing information for Polk County, Iowa.  US Census released the ACS results on December 7,2017 (2016 - 5 year e…


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National Change Of Address

National Change of Address Postcard Mailing FAQs Getting election mail for someone that no longer resides at your address? Every year our office compares address changes made by residents to the U.S. Post Office with the Polk County voter registration rolls. This is required by the National Vot…


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Watershed Boundaries

November 2017 – We all live in a watershed.  In Polk County we start in the Upper Mississippi watershed and are sub-divided into smaller area units.  The USGS HUC 8, HUC 10, and HUC 12 watershed boundaries have been added to the Polk County Auditor GIS website to help visualize the location of w…


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Main Office

Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 230
Des Moines, IA 50309
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3080

Fax: (515) 286-3608

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Election Office

George Paletta Building
120 2nd Avenue, Suite A
Des Moines, IA 50309 
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3247

Fax: (515) 286-2099

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Central Accounting

Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 315
Des Moines, IA 50309 
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3753

Fax: (515) 323-5253

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