The County Clerk's office is the primary public record keeping agency in the country. The office records property transactions, marriage records, death records and Military discharges. Marriage and domestic partnership licenses are also issued through the Clerk's office. The Clerk's office serves on the Board of Property Tax Appeals and maintains the proceedings of the County Court meetings for public record. The Clerk is the filing office for the Juvenile and Probate Courts and maintains those records as well.
The County Clerk is the county official charged with registering voters, maintaining up-to-date voting lists, accepting declarations of candidacy for public office, and coordinating the conduct of elections at the county level. As a part of the election duties, the County Clerk also acts as executor of the dictates of the County Court, which provides voting equipment, has authority to call emergency elections and designates taxing districts.
Auxiliary duties include Passport Acceptance Agent, (passport pictures included), Notary Services and property, historical and geneology research.
Contact info Address: 701 Adams Street, Suite 204, P.O. Box 327
Fossil, Oregon 97830 Office Hours: M-F 8 am - 12pm
1 pm - 4 pm