Dickinson County Courthouse, 1802 Hill Ave, PO Box 214, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Sex Offenders

The Iowa Sex Offender Registry website allows the public to search for sex offenders. Click the image to view the SOR website.Effective September 1, 2005, the court injunction prohibiting enforcement of Code of Iowa Chapter 692A.2A is lifted. A person who has committed a criminal offense against a minor, or an aggravated offense, sexually violent offense, or other relevant offense that involved a minor shall not reside within two thousand feet of the real property comprising a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school or a child care facility. Exemptions include a person who is required to serve a sentence at a jail, prison, juvenile facility, or other correctional institution or facility; a person who is subject to an order of commitment under Chapter 229A; a person who has established a residence prior to July 1, 2002, or a school or childcare facility is newly located on or after July 1, 2002; or if a person is a minor or ward under a guardianship. Anyone who has moved into a "prohibited zone" since the law's enactment on July 1, 2002 will likely be subject to its enforcement. It will be left up to local jurisdictions to determine and enforce the "restricted zones" in their communities.

Residency Restrictions in Dickinson County

The maps listed below are for reference only. Offenders with residency restrictions must verify the address with the Sheriff's Office.

Maps updated on March 28, 2024.