County Courthouse Closed to Public until further notice

Please visit specific department pages for services affected and contact information.

For more COVID-19 Information click here

Amid the Current Environment the County offers plenty of online services to help you get work done without coming to the Courthouse.

See below for many of these services.



Apply for a job Payment Plan for delinquent fines – Attorney’s Office
Apply for a Building Permit Pay Taxes – Treasurer’s Office
Apply for Veteran’s Emergency Assistance Pay Court Fines
Apply for Certified Birth Certificate
Apply for Certified Death Certificate
Apply for Certified Marriage Certificate
Apply for Homestead Property Tax Credit
Apply for Business Property Tax Credit
Apply for other Exemptions/Credits

Passport services are currently suspended until further notice.


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Hope 4 Iowa

The HOPE 4 IOWA Crisis Call Line connects individuals in crisis to a helping hand and the resources to address and improve mental wellness. Available 24/7. For more information visit our website here.








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Pottawattamie County Emergency Notification System

Pottawattamie Alert is the countywide emergency notification system serving all residents within Pottawattamie County and its communities.

Part of the Alert Iowa System, Pottawattamie Alert is a high-speed notification and weather warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses and residents of Pottawattamie County and its Communities that allows public officials to warn citizens of pending emergencies, critical public information during disasters, recommended protective actions, and provides automated severe weather warnings tailored to your preferences. The system can also be used to provide other important information to communities.