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The Big List of Common Searches & Questions

for Jefferson County, Iowa

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Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable — Auditor’s page

Assistance with Utilities, Rent & Medication — Veteran’s page or General Assistance page

ATV Registration — Recorder’s page

Automobile Registration — Treasurer’s page

Beer and Liquor Licenses — Auditor’s page

Birth Certificates — Recorder’s page

Board Meeting Agendas/Minutes — Agenda/Minutes page

Boat Registration — Recorder’s page

Budget Information — Auditor’s page

Building permits — Currently, The County does not require building permits. However, there are city, state and national building codes.

Burial — Veteran’s page or General Assistance page

Camping, Cabins, Picnic Shelters Information — Conservation website

Child Support — Clerk of District Court page

Cigarette License — Auditor’s page

Cistern plugging — Environment Health page

Civil Actions — Clerk of District Court page

Court Cases — Clerk of District Court page

Criminal Cases — Clerk of District Court page

Death Certificates — Recorder’s page

Deer Licenses — Recorder’s page

Domestic Relations Cases — Clerk of District Court page

Drivers License — Treasurer’s page.                                     Back to top

E911 — Sheriff’s page

Environmental Education — Environment Health page, or the Conservation website

Environmental Health — Environment Health page

Elections — Elections page, or the state’s website, https://sos.iowa.gov

Family Planning — Public Health page

GIS – Geographical Information Systems — Assessor’s website

Handicap Accessibility —   The County Courthouse is handicap accessible via the south entrance.

Health Education — Public Health page

HIV Testing — Public Health page

Home Health Care — Public Health page

Homestead Exemption — Assessor’s page

Hunting and Fishing Access — Conservation website

Hunting and Fishing Licenses — Recorder’s page

Immunizations — Public Health page

Inspections (private on-site waste treatment systems, water wells) — Environment Health page

Jury Duty — Clerk of District Court page

Law Cases — Clerk of District Court page

Licenses, Drivers — Treasurer’s page.

License Plates — Treasurer’s page

Liens — Recorder’s page

Maps (election districts) — Available at the Auditor’s Office

Maps (GIS) — Assessor’s website

Maps (plats) — Available at the Auditor’s Office

Maps (real estate) — Available at the Auditor’s Office

Maps, County, purchase — Available at the Auditor’s Office

Marriage Certificate, Certified copy — Recorder’s page

Marriage License Issuance — Recorder’s page

Meeting Agenda — Agenda/Minutes page

Meeting Minutes — Agenda/Minutes page

Mental Commitments — Clerk of District Court page

Mental Health — CPC-Mental Health page

Motor Vehicle Registration — Treasurer’s page                      Back to top

Passport Agent — Recorder’s page

Permits – Dust Control — Engineer’s page

Permits – Septic — Environment Health page

Permits – Wells — Environment Health page

Permits – other — Treasurer’s page

Plats & Surveys — Recorder’s page

Probate — Clerk of District Court page

Property and Assessment Information — Assessor’s page

Property Tax Exemption — Assessor’s page

Property Tax Online Payment — the Iowa State Treasurers Assoc. website for Jefferson County

Prosecutor (local ordinances) — Attorney’s page

Public Health — Public Health page

Radon Kits — Environment Health page

Real Estate Recording Information & Fees — Recorder’s page

Real Estate Records Search — The State Recorder’s Office Website

Real Estate Transfer Information — Recorder’s page

River Access & Canoe Trails — Conservation website

Road Closings & Construction — Contact Engineer’s Office about County roads

Roads, report problem — Contact Engineer’s Office about County roads                      Back to top

Septic Inspections at the Time of Transfer — Environment Health page

Septic Permits– Environment Health page

Small Claims — Clerk of District Court page

Snowmobile Registration — Recorder’s page

Supervisor’s meetings — Agenda/Minutes page

Taxes, assessment procedures — Assessor’s website

Tax Credit Claim — Treasurer’s page

Tax Levy Information — Auditor’s page

Tax Payments — Treasurer’s page

Township Officials — Contact the Auditor

Traffic Tickets — Clerk of District Court page

Trails — Conservation website

Vehicle Registration — Treasurer’s page

Vehicle Titles & Registration — Treasurer’s page

Veteran Benefits-Local & National — Veteran’s page

Veterans Commissioners — Veteran’s page

Veteran Grave Markers — Veteran’s page

Voter Registration — Election’s page, or the state’s website, https://sos.iowa.gov

Voting — Elections page, or the state’s website, https://sos.iowa.gov

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Weeds, Iowa’s Noxious Weeds — Weed Commissioner page

Well Water tests (free) — Environment Health page

Well Permits, well plugging — Environment Health page

Wild Turkey Licenses — Recorder’s page                      Back to top

Zoning —   There are currently no zoning laws in Jefferson County, outside of the City of Fairfield.

Notice: County offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024 in observance of Presidents' Day. The County Auditor's Office will be open.