The Iowa Department of Natural Resources' rule changes to the Iowa Administrative Code section 558.69 to align groundwater hazard statements with current legislation will be effective February 15, 2023.
NOTE: Applicable real estate transactions must continue to use the current groundwater hazard statement form until the new form becomes active on Feb. 15, 2023. All transfer documents requiring a groundwater hazard statement recorded on Feb. 15, 2023, or after, will be required to have the new form.
About the Recorder's Office
The Recorder continues to maintain official records of documents affecting title to real estate. A significant portion of duties performed by the other county officials are dependent on the work performed by the County Recorder. In addition, we issue hunting and fishing licenses, register boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, ORVs and off-road motorcycles. Birth, Death, and Marriage records are maintained in the Recorder's Office along with issuing Marriage Licenses, certified copies of Vital Records, and passport pictures.
Payment Methods Accepted
- Cash (U.S. Currency Only)
- Credit Cards (Convenience fee applies)
- Debit Cards (Convenience fee applies)
- Checks, Money Orders or Cashier's Checks possessing an American Bank Association (ABA) routing number
2022 Jones County Plat Books have arrived! $28 over the counter, $31 by mail.
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Real Estate, Vitals & DNR transactions)
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cutoff time may vary at the end of month.
Jones County Courthouse
500 W. Main St.
Anamosa, IA 52205