The Dickinson County Courthouse will be moving to Phase 3 in its reopening plan beginning Wednesday, August 5. During Phase 3:

  • Visitors will no longer be screened upon entry
  • A mask or face covering is required
  • Visitors must observe social distancing rules by staying six feet away from other people
  • When offices are at capacity, visitors will need to wait in the hallway
  • Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should not come to the courthouse

Persons needing to do business with any office in the Courthouse are strongly encouraged to do so by phone, online, or by using the dropbox whenever possible.

Please note that not all offices in the Courthouse may be fully open to the public yet and calling ahead is strongly encouraged. To check the status of offices in the Courthouse, call 712-336-6333. Appointments for the Driver's License office can be made by calling 712-336-6277. Numbers for other offices in the Courthouse are:

  • 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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