Polk County Auditor

News and Announcements

Special School Election 2018

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Special School Election February 6, 2018 NOTICE: All eligible voters in the Ankeny Community School District and the Urbandale Community School District, a spe…

4th Q 2017 Census Data released

Thursday, November 9, 2017

December 2017 - The (July 1, 2017) State census population estimate released.  Polk County Population is estimated at 474,045   Link  American Community Survey …

Watershed Boundaries

Monday, November 6, 2017

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 …

Past Polk County Auditor List

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Listing of Polk County Auditor / Polk County Judge F.B. Burbidge – elected August 1851, died October 1851 Bryon Rice (appointed) - served (1851- 1855) resigne…

National Change of Address

Monday, April 11, 2016

National Change of Address Postcard Mailing FAQs Getting election mail for someone that no longer resides at your address? Every year our office compares addr…

1st Q 2018 GIS / Map download updates

Monday, April 11, 2016

December 2017 – End of the year Plat Index added to our website  1st quarter 2018 GIS shapefiles added to our website.  Parcel polygons & centroids  Subdiv…

2018 Polk County Dog License

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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 lic…

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report FY 16/17

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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

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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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