Beginning Wednesday, June 3, the Dickinson County Courthouse will be open by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Anyone needing to visit the Courthouse must make an appointment ahead of time with the appropriate office. Upon arrival, visitors will have their temperature checked and will be asked a series of questions. If a visitor has a temperature over 100° at the time of the appointment, or have had any of the following symptoms within the past two weeks, they will be denied entry into the Courthouse:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever of 100° or higher
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Chills or repeated shaking with chills
  • Unexplained onset of muscle pain
  • New loss of taste or smell

Visitors will be required to wear a mask while inside the Courthouse and we urge everyone to bring their own.

REMINDER: The white drop box at the west entrance is still available to drop of payments, forms, etc. for all offices inside the Courthouse. Also, many services may be completed online. Contact the appropriate office if you have questions.

Courthouse Office Phone Numbers & Websites

Courthouse website:

  • Assessor: 336-2687
  • Auditor: 336-3356
  • Clerk of Court: 336-1138
  • Community Services: 336-0775
  • County Attorney: 336-4003
  • Conservation: 336-6352 |
  • Department of Human Services: 336-2555
  • Drivers License: 336-6277
  • Emergency Management/911 Administration: 336-3987 | |
  • Engineer: 336-2944
  • GIS: 336-6341
  • Information Technology: 336-6266
  • Recorder: 336-1495
  • Sheriff: 336-2793 |
  • Treasurer: 336-1205
  • Veterans Affairs: 336-0883
  • Zoning: 336-2770
Michael Ehret
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Ave, Ste B103
  Spirit Lake, IA 51360
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