447.13  Cost--fee--report.

The cost of a record search and the cost of serving the notice, including the cost of mailing certified mail notices and the cost of publication under section 447.10 if publication is required, shall be added to the amount necessary to redeem. The county treasurer shall file the proof of service and statement of costs and record these costs against the parcel. The certificate holder or the holder's agent shall report in writing to the treasurer the amount of authorized costs incurred, and the treasurer shall file the statement. Costs not filed with the treasurer before a redemption is complete shall not be collected by the treasurer and may be recovered through a court action against the parcel owner by the certificate holder. If the parcel is held by a city or county, a city or county agency, or the Iowa finance authority, for use in an Iowa homesteading project, whether or not the parcel is the subject of a conditional conveyance granted under the project, the costs incurred for repairs and rehabilitation work required and undertaken in order to make the parcel meet applicable building or housing code standards shall be added to the amount necessary to redeem.

Section History: Early form

  [C73, § 894; C97, § 1441; S13, § 1441; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 7283; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, S81, § 447.13; 81 Acts, ch 117, § 1238]

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1139, § 9; 91 Acts, ch 191, §99; 92 Acts, ch 1016, §32; 99 Acts, ch 83, §9

Internal References

  Referred to in § 420.207, 420.240, 420.241, 447.10, 447.12

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