When service required.
Except where otherwise provided by law, every pleading, motion, document, or
other paper filed in a contested case proceeding and every paper relating to
discovery in such a proceeding shall be served upon each of the parties of
record to the proceeding, including the person designated as advocate or
prosecutor for the state or the agency, simultaneously with their filing.
Except for the original notice of hearing and an application for rehearing as
provided in Iowa Code section 17A.16(2), the party filing a document is
responsible for service on all parties.
made. Service upon a party represented by an attorney shall be made
upon the attorney unless otherwise ordered. Service is made by delivery or by
mailing a copy to the person's last-known address. Service by mail is complete
upon mailing, except where otherwise specifically provided by statute, rule, or
-when required. After the notice of hearing, all pleadings,
motions, documents or other papers in a contested case proceeding shall be
filed with the board at Iowa Public Information Board, Wallace State Office
Building, 502 East 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319. All pleadings, motions,
documents or other papers that are required to be served upon a party shall be
filed simultaneously with the Iowa public information board.
made. Except where otherwise provided by law, a document is deemed
filed at the time it is delivered to the board office, delivered to an
established courier service for immediate delivery to that office, or mailed by
first-class mail or state interoffice mail to that office, so long as there is
proof of mailing.
Proof of mailing includes either: a legible United States
Postal Service postmark on the envelope, a certificate of service, a notarized
affidavit, or a certification in substantially the following form:
I certify under penalty of perjury and pursuant to the laws of
Iowa that, on (date of mailing), I mailed copies of (describe document)
addressed to the (agency office and address) and to the names and addresses of
the parties listed below by depositing the same in (a United States post office
mailbox with correct postage properly affixed or state interoffice