Plymouth County Courthouse re-opens June 1, 2020.
The Plymouth County Courthouse will be open to the public for services on
June 1, 2020 with regular Courthouse hours of 8 am to 5
pm. The public is
still being encouraged to continue use county and court
services online, or by phone, email, or video conference
and to continue to use the USPS mail as much as
The secure drop box will still be available in the north
lower level for use on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm.
It is still being
recommended if at all possible, for the public to
conduct their business with these alternative options
and to use in person options at the Courthouse if unable
to otherwise, for the safety of the public and
Courthouse employees during the COVID 19 pandemic.
The State of Iowa Clerk of Court office on the third floor of the
Courthouse will be open to the public from 8 am to 4:30
pm beginning June 1, 2020.
At this time, the driver’s license department will operate by
appointment only in the Courthouse Annex building on
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays by calling
The County Zoning and Sanitarian offices located
in the Courthouse Annex are only open on Wednesdays from
8 am to 5 pm and the Juvenile Court Services Office in
the Courthouse Annex building is open from 8 am to 4:30
pm Monday through Friday.
The public is being asked to use common sense and not to enter the
Courthouse if they are sick with COVID 19 or have
knowledge of being exposed to the coronavirus and need
The public is being asked to use the CDC and
Public Health Department recommended sanitary guidance
of protecting themselves while doing business in public
places. Wearing of masks by the public is strongly
recommended, upon entering the Plymouth County
distancing standards of remaining 6 feet apart from
other members of the public while waiting for services
will be required.
There will be social distance floor markings and
signs to direct members of the public when seeking
services at each of the respective departments.
not be taken before entering the Courthouse.
County Office Directory:
IT and GIS:
(CLOSED) 546-1663 D.
Affairs: 546-7090 Clerk of Courts: 546-4215
Juvenile Court: 546-1642
Due to the concerns of COVID-19 the Assessor’s office
will be doing informal protests of 2020 assessed values
over the phone as all Courthouse offices remain closed
to the public.
Informal protest appeals will be
accepted from April 2 through April 25.
Plymouth County has been
declared a disaster county so the 2020 formal protests
to the Board of Review may be filed from April 2 to June
The Board of Review will be in
session until June 15.
We will email, fax, or mail out
an Informal Protest Form or a Disaster Counties Petition
to Local Board of Review upon request.
You may also obtain each form by
choosing the link below.
County Driver’s License
County Driver’s License station will be closed until further
notice in an effort to slow the spread of Covid19.
The IDPH and CDC have identified public spaces and group
gatherings as potential transmission points for Covid19.
Plymouth County Treasurer
Shelly Sitzmann, and the Plymouth County Board of Supervisors
believe that the safety of all Plymouth County residents as well
as County staff should be first priority.
County’s Driver’s License station will be closed.
We apologize for the inconvenience.