Michael R. Clayton

Took Office 1/3/2011

Welcome to the Woodbury County Treasurer’s Office on-line!
We provide Property Tax collection, Motor Vehicle titling & registration and DNR services in our offices.

We strive to provide courteous, professional service to our customers & will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have. It is my hope that this site will give you the opportunity to access us 24/7 to pay property taxes and renew your vehicle registration.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or comments. Thank You!
Mike Clayton
Woodbury County Treasurer


Welcome to the Woodbury County Website

Due to Coronavirus restrictions and concerns for our customers and employee’s health the following procedures will take affect Wednesday, June 3, 2020.  Woodbury County Treasurer’s office will be open for public access. The Treasurer’s office will be practicing social distancing and limiting the number of customers. We ask only one customer per transaction. Our hours will be 8:00am-4:00pm with the doors locked promptly at 4:00pm.

Customers who need to renew their vehicle and pay property taxes can continue to do so through the mail or on the Woodbury County website.   www.woodburycountyiowa.gov. You can call for your pin# or receipt # if you do not have it.  712-279-6500 for Vehicle and 712-279-6495 for Tax.

On March 18th, Gov Kim Reynolds issued a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency.  She issued a Proclamation changing the following things within the Treasurer’s office.

Property Taxes:
 The deadline of paying property taxes has been extended from March 31st, 2020 to June 25th, 2020 with penalty beginning June 26, 2020.

Motor Vehicle:

If you have purchased a vehicle or moved into Iowa from March 16-July 25 2020, you must apply for title and registration by August 25, 2020.

If you were issued temporary plates by a dealer from March 16-July25, 2020 you must affix permanent plates by Sept. 8, 2020.

If you have a registration that expired January2020-July2020, you must renew registration by August 31, 2020

If you are purchasing or transferring a vehicle after June 26, you will be required to obtain a title & registration within 30 days. 

Effective immediately, the drive-up window will be open for vehicle renewals and tax payments with tax statement only. Any delinquent taxes will not be accepted at the drive-up window. Only cash or check will be accepted at the drive-up window.

Dealers will need to come to the alley door to drop off and pick-up work.

Thank you in advance for your patience through this difficult time.


Effective January 1, 2020, a bill of sale will be required on all (dealer and private) vehicle transfers.

The Iowa State Treasurer's Association in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Revenue aim to substantiate vehicle purchase prices.

The minimum requirement on the bill of sale will be: year, make, model and VIN.  It will also need to be signed by both the buyer and seller with the date of sale and the purchase price.

Notice!  Notice!  Notice!

The Property Tax Office has moved to

822 Douglas St Suite 102

Pay your property taxes or renew your vehicle registration.
You can pay your property taxes or renew your vehicle registration using:
eCheck, Discover, MasterCard and Visa
You can also access the Assessor Property Information on each parcel from Step 3 of the property tax application.
Property Tax
Click on the link Pay My Property Tax following the instructions.
Delinquent (late) taxes may be paid online also.
Taxes sold at a Tax Sale may NOT be paid online.
Next year's interest will be added to Special Assessments on
December 1st of each year
For questions, call us at 712-279-6495
If you pay your property taxes by eCheck, for your security you will be asked to enter a receipt number as your PIN. Your receipt number will be found on the top right hand corner of your payment stub.
To find your parcel, enter the 12 digit number that is in the upper right corner of each payment stub OR you can find your parcel by entering your name. When the address appears, check to make sure it is your address.
To pay mobile home taxes online, enter your last and then your first name. You can also pay your real estate taxes via a monthly withdrawal from your bank account or setup a schedule for payments. See the website for more information.
To renew your vehicle license you must have received your renewal notice via the U.S. Postal Service. (for security reasons) This renewal notice contains your PIN NUMBER, needed for online renewals.
Your PIN NUMBER is located in a box in the upper right corner on your renewal notice.
Current and delinquent renewals are accepted.
Half year license and apportioned vehicles are not eligible for online renewal.
If you have questions, call us at 712-279-6500
Office Hours 
8:00 to 4:30 Monday - Friday:
The Property Tax Office The Motor Vehicle Dept. and the DNR are located in the Trosper Hoyt Building
822 Douglas St Suite 102 in Sioux City, Iowa 51101
The "Little Courthouse" in Anthon - Next to the Post Office in Anthon
(Closed 12:45 to 1:30 for lunch)

Our web site is: www.woodburycountyiowa.gov

Property Tax: Phone: 712-279-6495 Fax is 712-279-6497

Motor Vehicle: Phone: 712-279-6500 Fax is 712-279-6493

DNR: Phone: 712-279-6492 Fax is 712-279-6493

Anthon Little Courthouse: Phone 712-373-5238 Fax is 712-373-5714


Our Team Leaders are:
Chief Deputy - Diana

Tax Deputy - Janet

Motor Vehicle Deputy - Val

Finance Deputy - Charli


Holiday Closings

Wednesday, January 1, 2021
Monday, January 18, 2021
Monday, May 31, 2021

Friday, July 5, 2021
Monday, September 6, 2021
Wednesday, November 11, 2021
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Friday, November 26, 2021
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Friday, December 24, 2021
Friday, January 1, 2022


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