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​​During COVID19 Emergency, LIVE streaming courtrooms are available for all public hearings for the duration of the live event and are deleted at the conclusion of the live event.

Circuit Court5/4/2020 3:42 PM

​During COVID19 Emergency, LIVE streaming courtrooms are available for all public hearings for the duration of the live event and are deleted at the conclusion of the live event.

District Court6/19/2020 11:47 AM

​The courts have implemented plans to reduce required appearances and provide more flexibility in effort to minimize close contact. More details are highlighted in this Press Release.

7/1/2020 3:26 PM

​available by appointment only

Animal Shelter3/17/2020 2:23 PM

​​Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, our boating safety classes have been cancelled/postponed, resuming at the end of May through July. Following is a news brief. Any updates to this schedule will be updated on the Marine Safety page.

Marine Safety Division3/23/2020 12:36 PM

​Until further notice, individuals are not permitted in our office to look at the reccords in person.

Clerk's Office Geneology Records3/20/2020 11:23 AM

Until further notice: Please call our office at 269-673-0450 if you need our services. All services require an appointment, as the building is not fully open yet due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Notary Applications - New or renewal notary applications by appointment only - call our office at 269-673-0450.
  • DBA (Doing Business As) Applications - No Filing or DBA Applications in person; the building is still closed to public without an appointment. If already notarized, these can be submitted through the mail. Visit our website for further details.
  • Death Certificates - To obtain a copy in person, call our office to set up an appointment at 269-673-0450. No walk-ins available at this time.
  • Marriage Licenses - Visit our website for what to send and next steps.
  • Birth Certificates - To obtain a copy in person, call our office to set up an appointment at 269-673-0450. No walk-ins available at this time. See our website for what to bring and for Home Birth Registrations.
  • CPL (Concealed Pistol Licenses) - New applicants: through email--visit our website for what to send and next steps. You may renew online with the Michigan State Police by going to The PIN number required for the online renewal can be found on your renewal letter. If you do not have your renewal letter please contact our office and we can mail out a new renewal letter. You can also mail your renewal and payment directly to the State of Michigan, Attn: Concealed Pistol Licensing Unit, PO Box 30634, Lansing MI  48909.
Clerk's Office Vital Records6/12/2020 3:55 PM

​Remaining staffed with availability by phone which includes urgent screenings. CMH offices are closed to visitors.

Community Mental Health Services3/17/2020 2:13 PM

We ask that all business be done online, by mail (address on website), fax, or via phone when possible. Phone: 1-877-543-2660, email:, Fax: 1-269-673-0322.

The website has a number of forms and FAQs available, and we are working to add more at this time.  The website also lists alternate ways to pay your child support by cash, check, cashier’s check, money order, and credit card.  
We are open to the public: M-F, 2pm-4pm to accept cash payments and will also accept any forms you are unable to submit via email, fax, or mail. 

Friend of the Court3/25/2020 12:03 PM

Limited services are available. Please call 269-673-5411 to make or change an appointment.

Health Dept.3/30/2020 9:07 AM

​Office is not open for walk-ins; services available by phone only: 269-686-5221.

Legal Assistance Center3/17/2020 10:29 AM

NOTICE (EFFECTIVE 6/2/20): Parks, Campgrounds, Restrooms, Outhouses and Pavilions (up to 100 people social distancing) will open on Friday, June 5, 2020.

See detailed notices on these openings:

Parks, Pavilions, and Restrooms

Campgrounds and Outhouses

Playgrounds will remain closed until social distancing is no longer recommended.

If you have a question or concern, please contact Parks by email at or our office at (269) 686-9088. We appreciate your patience during this time!

Parks and Recreation6/2/2020 2:08 PM

Probate Court is limited to essential operations only. Please direct your filings and inquires to Often filing fees are still required. Please visit and if asked use code 7299. Thank you for your understanding. Please contact the Court at or (269) 673-0250.

Probate Court4/3/2020 1:45 PM

​Since the courthouse is limited to the public, we can be reached by phone: 269-673-0280 or email: during normal business hours, 8a-5p, M-F.

Prosecutor's Office3/26/2020 2:06 PM

Normal Recycling operations have resumed. For latest Recycling news announcements, holiday closures, and additional recycling information, visit the Recycling Center website. Contact Rosemary Graham at with any concerns or questions.

Recycling Services6/23/2020 3:00 PM

​We are not accepting passport applications until further notice.

Register of Deeds3/19/2020 3:27 PM

These services are only available by phone and email.
Call M-F, 8am-4pm: 269-673-3333 or toll-free: 1-877-673-5333.

Senior Services4/3/2020 1:46 PM
The Lobby is open for normal business as of 6/22/20.
At this time, on-site inmate visitation remains closed, however family and friends can visit with inmates remotely.  Visit our Visitation web page for details.

Live Scan Fingerprinting Service: M-F, 8:30am-3:00pm. These hours are subject to change. 

Ink Fingerprinting Service: Available by appointment ONLY, phone 269.838.0597
Sheriff's Office and Corrections Center6/24/2020 4:23 PM

​Now offering rides for essential services such as those listed below. Please call 269-673-4229 to schedule a ride.  To request help for an essential need please complete the Essential Services Request form for services.

  • Necessary medical appointments unrelated to COVID-19
  • Rides for essential workers as defined by the State of Michigan
  • Limited rides for (or delivery of) groceries, prescriptions, or other essential needs
Agency-related rides are limited until further notice.
Transportation Services4/9/2020 12:16 PM

6/30/2020 UPDATE: Open for normal hours, 8am-5pm, M-F (except holidays).

Treasurer's Office6/30/2020 3:37 PM

​These services are only available by phone and email.
Call M-F, 8am-4pm: 269-673-0501 or toll-free: 1-877-673-5333.

Veterans Services3/27/2020 1:46 PM

​These buildings are closed to visitors.

3/17/2020 2:20 PM