Took Office January 23rd, 2016
Lucas County is located in South Central Iowa, our county population is about 8,898; the County Seat of Chariton is located about 50 miles southeast of Des Moines, Iowa.
Chariton is the home of the Hy-Vee Food Stores and their main warehouse is still located in Chariton. Chariton also is home to Johnson Machines Works, a family owned business that has been in our community since 1904.
Lucas County has several beautiful parks with bike, hiking, and equestrian trails along with camping sites.
Welcome to Lucas County, Iowa.
Enjoy online payment options for your convenience!
Attention: We Moved! We are now located on the 1st floor of the Courthouse.
Tax Sale Information:
The 2018 Lucas County Tax Sale will be Monday, June 18th, 2018 and conducted online. Please visit www.iowataxauction.com to register. Adjourned Tax Sales are held any business day following the annual Tax Sale in which there are bidders present and there are parcels available for sale. Please click on the following link for additional information:
Scheduled and Recurring Property Tax Payments:
We are pleased to offer one-time scheduled tax payments and recurring monthly property tax payments through this website. Payments can be scheduled using either a credit card or e-check. For additional information call (641 ) 774-5213.
Important Drivers License Information:
Select for information about the Real ID.
Select for information regarding what documents you need for the Real ID.
ATTENTION ALL CDL LICENSE HOLDERS- You will need your state certified BIRTH CERTIFICATE or a valid US PASSPORT when you renew your drivers license. Click here for more info.
Discover, Mastercard, Visa and e-Check are accepted for Internet Transactions. When paying property taxes by parcel number please enter the 10 digit parcel number which appears in the bottom right corner of either payment stub. A $30.00 returned check fee will be assessed on any payments returned due to insufficient funds.
We accept Credit and Debit Cards as a form of payment for Vehicle and Property Tax transactions in our office. Service fees apply.
Driver's license also accepts Card transactions, the fee is $1.50 per transaction and restrictions for card types apply.
Lucas County Treasurer’s Office
We are located on the 1st floor
The Handicap entrance is located on the South side of the Courthouse.