Palo Alto County Building Departments (Iowa)

Palo Alto County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Palo Alto County, Iowa. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Palo Alto County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Palo Alto County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Palo Alto County Zoning Emmetsburg IA 2103 Main Street, Ste 2 50536 712-852-3058

Palo Alto County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Palo Alto County, IA including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Palo Alto County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Palo Alto County Assessor's Office Emmetsburg IA 1010 Broadway Street 50536 712-852-3823

Palo Alto County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in IA. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Palo Alto County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Palo Alto County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Palo Alto County Treasurer's Office Emmetsburg IA 1010 Broadway Street 50536 712-852-2066