Polk County Business Records (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA business records. Business records include business permits, business licenses, business ownership information, complaints, investigations, lawsuits, accounting records, charters, meeting minutes, memoranda, and business investigation records.


Polk County Chambers of Commerce promote economic development and business activity. The members are local Polk County businesses. Chambers of Commerce maintain a number of different business records, including lists of their members, meeting minutes, business development policies and agendas, and membership fee documents. Chambers of Commerce operate at the federal, Iowa State, and local Polk County level, and they may provide online access to Polk County business records.

Altoona Chamber of Commerce Altoona IA 119 2nd Street Southeast 50009 515-967-3366

Ankeny Chamber of Commerce Ankeny IA 210 South Ankeny Boulevard 50023 515-964-0685

Forest City Iowa Chamber of Commerce Des Moines IA 145 East Court 50317 641-585-2092

Greater Des Moines Partnership Des Moines IA 700 Locust Street 50309 515-286-4950

Grimes Iowa Chamber of Commerce Grimes IA PO Box 528 50111 515-986-9877

Iowa State Chamber Des Moines IA 200 East Grand Avenue 50309 515-242-4700

Johnston Iowa Chamber of Commerce Johnston IA PO Box 61 50131 515-286-4995

Polk City Iowa Chamber of Commerce Polk IA 755 West Bridge Road 50226 515-984-6211

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Urbandale IA 2830 100th Street 50322 515-331-6855

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce West Des Moines IA 4200 Mills Civic Parkway 50265 515-225-6009

West Des Moines Iowa Chamber of Commerce West Des Moines IA 1701 48th Street 50266 515-225-6009


Polk County Clerk's Offices maintain public records for the Polk County or local government. As part of their responsibilities, Clerk's Offices also keep Polk County business records. These records can include Polk County business permits and licenses, business taxes, accounting records, public meeting minutes, and memoranda, as well as any complaints made about the business. Clerk's Offices in Polk County, IA may also have records on business ownership and the history of the business. Business records can be requested online through the Clerk's Office website.

Altoona City Clerk Altoona IA 407 8th Street Southeast 50009 515-967-5136

Des Moines City Clerk Des Moines IA 400 East 1st Street 50309 515-283-4141

Mitchellville City Clerk Mitchellville IA 204 Center Avenue North 50169 515-967-2935

Polk County Clerk Des Moines IA 500 Mulberry Street 50309 515-286-3772


Polk County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value. Many archives are housed within libraries or even private businesses, and they may contain Polk County business records. These records can include charters and founding documents, meeting minutes, contracts, accounting records, Polk County business permits and licenses, and business policies. Some businesses run their own archives, or provide historical business records to an archive for preservation. Archives may provide online access to their business records.

Des Moines Iowa State Archive Des Moines IA 600 East Locust Street 50319 515-281-3007

Des Moines Vital Records Archive Des Moines IA 321 East 12th Street 50319 515-281-4944

Iowa Land Records Archive Johnston IA 8711 Windsor Parkway 50131 515-331-2246