Des Moines Public Records (Iowa)

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City of Des Moines City Services http://www.dmgov.org/Contacts/Pages/Services.aspx View City of Des Moines services list by name, department, address and telephone number.

City of Des Moines Contact Information http://www.dmgov.org/Contacts/Pages/default.aspx View City of Des Moines city direction by name, building name, address, telephone number and link to email address.

City of Des Moines Police Department Press Releases http://www.dmgov.org/Departments/Police/Pages/Documents.aspx View City of Des Moines Police Department forms and documents by type.

Des Moines City Clerk License Information http://www.dmgov.org/Departments/CityClerk/Pages/LicensesandPermits.aspx View Des Moines City Clerk business license information, including the types of business permits issued.

Des Moines City Clerk Vital Records http://www.dmgov.org/Departments/CityClerk/Pages/GovernmentalRecords.aspx View Des Moines City Clerk vital records information, including birth, death and marriage certificates, contacts and telephone numbers.

Des Moines City Government Parking Tickets https://payparkingtickets.dmgov.org/ Search Des Moines City Government parking tickets database by citation and license plate number.

Des Moines Community Development Department Professional License Search http://www.dmgov.org/Departments/CommunityDevelopment/PDF/ContractorsRegistrationLaw.pdf View Des Moines Community Development Department contractor registration law information including brochure, application and forms.

Des Moines Police Department http://www.dmgov.org/DEPARTMENTS/POLICE/Pages/default.aspx View Des Moines Police Department home page, including forms, documents, and contact information.

Des Moines Public Library Database https://dmpl.org/search/node View Des Moines Public Library search page for website content by keyword.

Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office Crime Maps http://www.pottcountysheriff.com/public-awareness/index.php View Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office crime map by crime type, including arson, assault, burglary, homicide, theft, and vandalism.

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Des Moines Public Records are any documents that are available for public inspection and retrieval in Des Moines, Iowa. There are many different types of records, including Des Moines birth records, criminal records, and business records. Many Public Records are available at local Clerks, Recorders, and Assessors Offices.

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