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MONONA COUNTY RECORDER

610 Iowa Ave, Onawa, IA 51040 * 712-433-2575


The Recorder's office handles real estate records, birth, death and marriage records, as well as boat, snowmobile and all terrain vehicle registrations and titles. In addition, the office sells hunting, fishing and trapping licenses, including deer and turkey tags.

Recorders/Registrars process valuable information.
Recorded Documents Include:
 
• Deeds
• Contracts
• Mortgages
• Assignments, Releases
• Federal and State Tax Liens
• Affidavits
• Plats & Surveys
• Section Corner Certificates
• Military Service Records
• Easements
• Condemnations
• Trade Names
• Leases
• 28E & Drainage Agreements
• Bills of Sale
• Articles of Incorporation
• Financing Statements
• Other Numerous Documents

Electronic recording of documents is available. Collection of real estate transfer tax and Auditor's transfer fees on conveyances of property are due at the time of recording.

You are able to search public records at http://www.iowalandrecords.org



Issues DNR Licenses, Registrations, Applications & Titles
• Boat Registrations/Titles/Liens
• Snowmobile Registrations/Titles/Liens
• ATV/ORV Registrations/Titles/Liens
• Hunting & Fishing Licenses to include Fur Harvester, Habitat, Duck & Trout Stamps, Deer & Wild Turkey, and Landowner/Tenant licenses.

Permits to drive your ATV/ORV on county gravel roads are available for $50. Renewable January 1st of every year.

Vital Records

• Issues Marriage Licenses
• Issues Certified Copies of Birth, Death & Marriage records


Other Responsibilities:

Filing detailed reports monthly and annually to the county and state agencies which include the Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Department of Revenue & Finance.



Kelly Seward
Monona County Recorder
712-433-2575
712-433-3034 (fax)
Mocorec@mononacounty.org


Abby Riesberg
Deputy Recorder




Paula Corzette
Deputy Recorder/Microfilm