Assessor & Property Values

Beacon Real Estate
Homestead Tax Credit
Military Tax Exemption
Story County Sales List
Property Tax Estimator
Forest and Fruit Tree Exemption

Story County Assessor’s Office

(Excluding the City of Ames)

Welcome Message

As Assessor of Story County, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our assessor website. This site has been prepared to help you better understand the functions and services provided by the assessor’s office. Our goal is to provide you, the public and taxpayers of Story County, with information that will assist you in understanding the assessment process.

Following is a brief list of the types of information which is available on our assessor website:

  • Aerial Photography
  • Assessment Laws & Procedures
  • Credits & Exemptions
  • GIS & Map Data
  • Photographs
  • Plot Plans
  • Property Record Card Data
  • Sales Data
  • Sketches
  • Valuations by Parcel

It is my responsibility to ensure that all real property is treated fairly and equitably in accordance with Iowa law. My staff and I are committed to serving you in an efficient and professional manner. Please contact a staff member or myself with questions regarding your assessment or other assessment related matters.

Property Tax 101

Agricultural Property Taxes

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Story County Assessor’s Office to provide fair, accurate and equitable assessments to all property owners in Story County, Iowa.