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Absentee ballot requests by mail for the 2024 Primary Election are available now through May 20th at the Lucas County Auditor's Office.


Department Alert

ATVs, ORVs, Snowmobiles and Dirt Bikes can now be renewed for 2024!

It's also time to renew your Hunting & Fishing Licenses for 2024!



The Recorder's Office accepts cash, credit cards (fees apply), debit cards (fees apply), and checks.

The Lucas County Recorder/Registrar is the historian for all real estate transactions and documents from the 1850s to the present. Other miscellaneous records can be found such as military discharges, certified birth, death, and marriage records. Applications for marriage licenses can also be found at the Recorder's Office. The Recorder assists the Iowa DNR by registering boats, snowmobiles, ATV’s, ORV’s and dirt bikes, as well as issuing all resident and non-resident hunting and fishing licenses, deer tags and turkey tags.  

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Our Team

  • Annette Marshall
    Deputy Recorder

Lucas County Courthouse
916 Braden Ave · First Floor
Chariton, IA 50049

Mailing Address
916 Braden Ave
Chariton, IA 50049

Contact Information
641-774-1619 (Fax)

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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