Boat, ATV, Snowmobiles and Hunting/Fishing

All boats registered in Iowa need to be renewed by April 30, 2016. Renewal notices will be sent out in early January. For your convenience, renewals by mail are strongly encouraged. Please provide the yellow postcard and check made payable to the Pottawattamie County Recorder. The amount due for each boat is on the yellow card. There is a $5.00 penalty for any renewals processed after April 30, 2016.

ATV’s & Snowmobiles:
Expires at the end of every calendar year

Hunting and fishing licenses:
Effective July 1st,1999, we no longer sell hunting and fishing licenses, these licenses are available at various vendors throughout the county.

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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.