Tama County Sheriff Sex Offender Registry Residency Restriction Map

This website is provided as a courtesy in conjuction with Chapter 692A-Sex Offender Registry of the Iowa Code regarding the 2000 foot residency restriction. The Tama County Sheriff's Office maintains files on all individuals required to register their residences in Tama County pursuant to Chapter 692A.

If you have questions regarding the definions in 692A.2A or whether an exception noted in 692A.2A is applicable, please contact the Tama County Sheriff Office 641-484-4111.

Iowa law requires that a "person" as defined in 692A and 692A.2A shall not reside within 2000 feet of real property comprising a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school or child care facility unless they meet the exceptions listed in 692A.2A (a through d). This website can be used to locate and display addresses to assist in determining if a particular address is within 2000 feet of real property comprising a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school or child care facility. (Exceptions below)

     692A.2A Residency restrictions - childcare facilities and schools.
    1. For purposes of this section, "person" means 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.
    2. A person shall not reside within two thousand feet of the real property comprising a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school or a childcare facility.
    3. A person who resides within two thousand feet of the real property comprising a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school, or a childcare facility, commits an aggravated misdemeanor.
    4. A person residing within two thousand feet of the real property comprising a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school or a child care facility does not commit a violation of this section if any of the following apply:
      a. The person is required to serve a sentence at a jail, prison, juvenile facility, or other correctional institution or facility.
      b. The person is subject to an order of commitment under chapter 229A .
      c. The person has established a residence prior to July 1, 2002, or a school or childcare facility is newly located on or after July 1, 2002.
      d. The person is a minor or a ward under a guardianship.
2002 Acts, ch 1157, 3

If you have questions about any of the information included in this site or whether any exceptions may apply, please e-mail the Tama County Sheriff dennisk@tamacounty.org .

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