Welcome to Fayette County, Iowa

 

 

Experience The Convenience - Pay Online!

The courthouse parking lot is closed for reconstruction.  All patrons are asked to park on the street and use the West doors of the courthouse. (View Map and Project Updates)  The sidewalk from the North Vine Street and Main Street intersection has no steps to climb.  Unfortunately, the payment drop box had to be removed for the duration of the project. 

Pay Property Taxes Online

Pay Your Vehicle Tag Online

Discover, MasterCard, Visa are accepted for online payments.  E-checks are another method of online payment where payment is transferred directly from your bank account.  Be advised that e-checks returned due to insufficient funds will be assessed an additional $30.00 fee.

 

2018 Delinquent Property Tax Sale has been adjourned until 10:00 AM on August 13.  Anyone interested in bidding at the sale should register with the Treasurer's Office before that date.

 

2018 Delinquent Property Tax List

2018 Tax Sale Bidder Information and Registration Forms 

IRS Form W-9

 

Motor Vehicle

 

 West Union Only:

    • Monday through Friday
    • Hours:  8:00 to 4:00
    • Drop Box is unavailable for the duration of the parking lot project
    • Telephone: (563) 422-3798
    • Fax: (563) 422-3855
    • E-mail:  treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

Click Here to Renew Your Vehicle Registration Online 
Not all vehicles qualify for online payment.  The renewal notice that was mailed contains a PIN that is required to complete the online payment.

 

Drivers License 

Including ID Cards and Handicap Parking Permits

  • West Union - Four days per week
      • Monday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday
      • Hours:  8:00 to 3:30
      • Written Tests until 3:00
      • Drive Tests by Appointment
      • Service is closed on Tuesdays
      • Telephone: (563) 422-3798
      • Fax: (563) 422-3855
      • E-mail:  treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

    Oelwein - (Oelwein Community Plaza)

      • Tuesday only
      • Hours:  9:00 to 3:00
      • Written tests until 2:15
      • Drive Tests by Appointment (At this time CDL drive tests are not available in Oelwein)
      • Telephone: (319) 283-4080
      • Fax: (319) 283-4080
      • E-mail:  treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

     

     Property Tax

     West Union Only:

      • Monday through Friday
      • Hours:  8:00 to 4:00
      • Drop Box Available 24 hours a Day
      • Telephone: (563) 422-3787
      • Fax: (563) 422-3855
      • E-Mail:  treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

    To sign up for Homestead, Military, or Family Farm property tax credits, please contact the Assessor’s Office.

     

    Additional information regarding taxes and property values can be found here

     

Contact Information

 
    • Property Tax: 563-422-3787
    • Motor Vehicle: 563-422-3798
    • Driver License (West Union): 563-422-3798
    • Driver License (Oelwein - Tuesday Only): 319-283-4080
    • Fax: 563-422-3855
    • Email: treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us
    • Fayette County Website: www.fayettecountyiowa.org
       

 Holiday Closings
 

New Year's Day - January 1, 2018
Presidents Day - Monday, February 19, 2018

Memorial Day - Monday, May 28, 2018
Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Labor Day - Monday, September 3, 2018
Veterans’ Day - Monday, November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving -  Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018
Christmas - Monday & Tuesday, December 24 & 25, 2018

 

Our Location

 

Fayette County Treasurer’s Office
114 N Vine St
PO Box 273
West Union, IA  52175

The Treasurer’s Office is located on the second floor of the courthouse, to the left from the stairs or to the right from the elevator.

Due to the ongoing construction of the parking lot, the drop box remains unavailable. A drop box is located by the East door of the courthouse and is available 24 hours a day.

 

 

 

 
Kyle Jacobsen, Treasurer

Population - 20,880


Did you know Fayette County...

 

Was organized in 1850

 

 

Covers approximately 720 square miles or 460,800 acres

 

 

Chose West Union as the county seat in 1851

 

 

Built the first courthouse in 1857 which was destroyed by fire in 1872

 

 

Built the second courthouse in 1874 which was destroyed by fire in 1922

 

 

Built the current courthouse in 1924 at a cost of approximately $300,000.00

 

Maintains over 1,130 miles of roads including more than 217 miles of paved roads

 

 

Maintains over 320 bridges with a span of 20 feet or more

 

 

Processes over 7,100 motor vehicle titles each year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Summary of
Vehicle Registrations

Cars & SUVs 15,703
Trucks 8,342
Semi Tractors 278
Motorcycles 1,363
Mopeds 192
Trailers

6,630

Motorhomes 147
Campers 910
Private Buses 18
Autocycles 3
Total Vehicles 33,586