Land Records Online

This is a single landing page to various land record search engines.
Search Engines
Polk County has made a reasonable effort to present an accurate view of these records. However, assessment, tax, title, survey and other land records used to compile these databases have imperfections which constrain the accuracy of some data.

Assessment and Tax Records

View Assessment and Tax Records 
Search online for property assessment and tax records by parcel number, owner, property address, public land survey or municipality.

GIS Data
LogoGISDataPortal   View GIS Data Portal
Online access to a compiled a list of foundational GIS datasets for public access.

Interactive Map Viewers
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Beacon platform logo   View Land Records Online Portal
This Polk County online portal allows users to search for land records, such as real property, and display associated information, maps, aerial images, zoning permits, tax records, and survey documents.  Includes new Sales Search and Survey Index Search.
LogoRecreationViewer   View Recreation Viewer - Where Discovery Awaits!
This interactive map application allows users to discover where public and private recreational amenities are located along with associated information, maps, and aerial images.
LogoSnowmobileTrailTracker   View Snowmobile Trail Tracker
This interactive map application allows users to locate designated snowmobile trails throughout Polk County. Turn on location services to track your location. Trail closers will be posted on this application, however, due to its dynamic nature, information can quickly become out-of-date.

Land Survey Records
Search the Land Survey Index by Section, Town, and Range.
LogoSurveyIndex   View Survey Index
Index of recorded and non-recorded surveys and survey-related information.

  • Non-recorded surveys may be obtained using this application, by selecting a survey record, or by visiting the Land Information Office.
  • Recorded surveys may be obtained using the Laredo or Tapestry application or by visiting the Register of Deeds Office.

Land Use and Sanitary Permit Tracking
LogoAscent   View Land Use and Sanitary Permit Tracking
Please use this suite to view issued land use and sanitary permits, including pending permits, or report septic maintenance.
How to view the status of my pending Land Use or Sanitary Permit? Guide

Real Property Ownership Document Search
Search by Grantor/Grantee, Document Number, or PLSS recorded documents: Deeds, Mortgages, Satisfactions, Certified Survey Maps, Federal Tax Liens, and Plats

View Subscription Service Document Search
Provides access to recorded documents in the Register of Deeds. 
Please contact the Register of Deeds office to sign up for the subscription service.

LogoTapestry   View Pay as You Go Document Search
Search for recorded documents on a pay as you go basis by credit card.