Polk County Appraisal District (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA appraisal district information. An appraisal district search can provide information on property appraisals, tax appraisals, appraisal process, appealing tax appraisals, appraisal violations, tax payment plans, inspection reports, historic appraisal values, appraisal rules, and tax appraisal reports.


Polk County Assessors inspect taxable properties in order to determine their value and collect property taxes in Polk County, Iowa. They use several methods to assess a property's value, including on-site inspections and comparable property reports. These property assessment records are available through the Assessor Office, which is responsible for appraisals in Polk County, Iowa. Appraisal districts may be determined by city, Polk County, or other local boundaries, and property owners can look up their appraisal district through Polk County Assessor Offices.

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


Polk County Town and City Halls provide municipal services for their jurisdiction, including maintaining tax appraisal records and providing appraisal services in Polk County, Iowa. In some communities, the Town or City Hall manages the property appraisal process, including issuing parcel numbers, inspecting properties, and levying Polk County property taxes. They may provide information on appealing a Polk County property tax appraisal, reporting violations in the appraisal process, and determining the appropriate appraisal district. This appraisal district information can be valuable for Polk County property owners and prospective buyers, and it may be available on the Town or City Hall website.

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 Finance Departments administer finances for their jurisdictions, including collecting and distributing local taxes and property taxes in Polk County, Iowa. As part of this job, Finance Departments provide information about Polk County tax appraisals and appraisal districts. Finance Departments may provide information on past property appraisals, changes to the appraisal process, and appealing Polk County tax appraisals. They may also have information on tax payment plans, tax refunds, and other local and county tax appraisals. Finance Departments provide online access to their services and records.

Ankeny City Finance Department Ankeny IA 410 West 1st Street 50023 515-965-6400

Des Moines Finance Department Des Moines IA 400 Robert D. Ray Drive 50309 515-283-4207


Polk County Auditors provide oversight for government agencies, including oversight of the property appraisal process in Polk County, Iowa. Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with Iowa laws, rules, and regulations, as well as investigating corruption and fraudulent activities. Auditor Offices may be able to provide information on Polk County tax appeals or reporting violations in Polk County tax appraisal reports. They may also provide information on appraisal districts or appealing appraisal districting. This information may be available on the Auditor Office website.

Iowa Auditor Des Moines IA Rm 104, 1007 E Grand Ave 50319 515-281-5834


Polk County Recorders of Deeds maintain property and real estate records in order to ensure the accuracy of property tax records in Polk County, Iowa. These documents include property appraisal records, such as inspection reports and appraisal reports, and the Recorder of Deeds may also provide information on Polk County property sales and transfers, property tax assessments over time, and a property's appraisal district. The Recorder of Deeds may provide online access to their appraisal records and other services on their website.

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