Polk

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Polk County

Address
Administration Building
111 Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Main Office
(515) 286-3000

Email
info@polkcountyiowa.gov

Additional Contacts

Behavioral Health & Disability Services

Address
Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310

Resource & Referral
(515) 288-0818

Fax
(515) 286-3590

Email
bhdsinfo@polkcountyiowa.gov

Board of Supervisors

Address
Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 300
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone
(515) 286-3120

Fax
(515) 323-5225

Community, Family & Youth Services

Address
Community & Family Division
Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310

Phone
(515) 286-3434

Conservation

Address
Polk County Conservation Administration Office
12130 NW 128th St
Granger, IA 50109

Business Hours
M – F | 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone
(515) 323-5300

Fax
(515) 323-5354

Email
pccb_info@polkcountyiowa.gov

County Assessor

Address
Polk County Assessor
111 Court Ave. - Room 195
Des Moines, IA 50309

Business Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Phone
(515) 286-3014

Fax
(515) 286-3386

Email
polkweb@assess.co.polk.ia.us

County Attorney

Address
Polk County Attorney's Office
Polk County Justice Center
222 Fifth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone
(515) 286-3737

Fax
(515) 286-3428

Email
ctyatty@polkcountyiowa.gov

County Auditor

Address
Main Office
Administration Building 111 Court Avenue, Room 230
Des Moines, IA 50309

Election Office
120 2nd Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Business Hours
Mon-Fri 8-5

Phone:
(515) 286-3080

Fax:
(515) 286-3608

Email
auditor@polkcountyiowa.gov

County Recorder

Address
Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue Suite 250
Des Moines, IA 50309-2251

Business Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm

ATV/Boats/Snowmobiles
(515) 286-3160

Real Estate
515-286-3160

Vital Records
515-286-3178

Passports
515-286-3160

Microfilm/Imaging Dept
515-286-3175

Fax
(515) 323-5393

Email
recorder@polkcountyiowa.gov

County Sheriff

Address
Polk County Sheriff
5995 NE 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50313

Administration
(515) 286-3814

Administration Fax
(515) 323-5473

Civil
(515) 286-3800

Communications
(515) 286-3333

Jail
(515) 323-5400

Law Enforcement
(515) 286-3306

Email
polkcounty.sheriff@polkcountyiowa.gov

Emergency Management

Address
Polk County Emergency Management
1907 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314

Office
(515) 286-2107

Email
emergency.management@polkcountyiowa.gov

General Services

Address
General Services
Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 365
Des Moines, IA 50309-2298

Administrative Division
515-286-3215

Buildings & Grounds
515-286-3215

Central Services
515-286-3191

County Information
515-286-3000

Email
generalservices@polkcountyiowa.gov

Health Department

Address
1907 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314

Business Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Main line
515-286-3798

Email
healthdept@polkcountyiowa.gov

Human Resources

Address
Polk County Administrative Building
111 Court Avenue, Suite 390
Des Moines, IA 50309

Business Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone
(515) 286-3200

Fax
(515) 286-3316

Email
humanres@polkcountyiowa.gov

Medical Examiner

Address
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA 50314

Business Hours
M-F 7:00a-3:00p

To report a death
(515) 286-3333

Days
(515) 286-2102

Other times
(515) 286-3333

Procurement Division

Address
Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 322
Des Moines, IA 50309

Business Hours
8AM-5PM M-F

Procurement Division
515-286-3220

Email
procurement@polkcountyiowa.gov

Public Works

Address
Polk County Public Works
5885 NE 14 Street
Des Moines, IA 50313

Business Hours
Mon-Fri: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (3:30 p.m. During COVID-19 Pandemic)

Telephone
(515) 286-3705

Email
publicworks@polkcountyiowa.gov

Treasurer

Address
Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 154
Des Moines, IA 50309

2022 Holiday Closures

Labor Day | Monday, September 5
Veterans Day | Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day | Thursday, November 24
Friday after Thanksgiving | Friday, November 25
Christmas Eve Day (observed) | Friday, December 23
Christmas Day (observed) | Monday, December 26

Business Hours
7 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri. | Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month. Hours may vary for different types of transactions. Please see contact information for the Vehicle and Property Tax divisions for more details on their hours.

Vehicle
515-286-3030

Property Tax
515-286-3060

Fax
515-323-5202

Email
treasurer.treas@polkcountyiowa.gov

Veteran Affairs

Address
Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310

Business Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone
(515) 286-3670

Fax
(515) 286-2106

Email
Veterans.Affairs@polkcountyiowa.gov