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Land Records

The Lee County Recorder’s office maintains and records official records of documents affecting title to property and miscellaneous documents. These records date back to 1838.

Most recorded documents are public record and can be viewed in-office:

  • 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

The Iowa County Association of Recorders has a statewide website, Iowa County Land Record Information System (CLRIS). This website has indexing and images of recorded documents available for viewing. Businesses and individuals need to register as a public user before using the website.

CLRIS has the capability of accepting e-submission filings. These real estate documents are submitted over the Internet for official recording in a county in Iowa. Attorneys, real estate agents, closing agents and other authorized parties can submit documents to a website for recording.

 

Iowa County Land Record Information System