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Walla Walla County's modified operations due to COVID-19

 

March 26, 2020



WALLA WALLA—The Walla Walla County Commissioners in conjunction with the Director of Community Health are approving modified operations/access to certain county departments to protect the employees and taxpayers from the spread of COVID-19. County employees are still there to help, although it may be by phone, or email. In addition, some elected officials may have stricter modified operations and public access policies set in place – please see their website for details. We also have many online self-service options available on our website at http://www.co.walla-walla.wa.us.

Open by appointment:

Assessor, Treasurer, WSU Extension, Community Development, Public Works, Fairgrounds, Community Health, Human Resources/Risk Management, Technology Service, Coroner, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management.

Open by appointment and open for scheduled public meetings: Commissioner’s Office.

Other offices and departments that will maintain current regular hours to the public are as follows: Superior Court; District Court; County Auditor; County Clerk; Prosecuting Attorney’s office; Sheriff’s office; Jail; Juvenile Justice Center/Court Services.

The Walla Walla County Auditor’s office will remain open at this time, with the exception of the Elections/Voter Registration area. However, the public is encouraged to use the online systems listed below.

Vehicle licensing: customers are encouraged to use the DOL online services for renewals at http://www.dol.wa.gov, or to mail in their renewals. In-person visits may be limited to a maximum of four persons at a time. There is a drop box located outside of the Auditor’s office for customers to leave payments and they may also be left in the drop box in the alley way between the Courthouse and Jail. If you have any questions please call (509) 524-2545.

Recording: Title companies are urged to use our electronic recording system. Other recordings please call (509) 524-2549 to schedule a time. Property record searches can be done by accessing our website at http://www.co.walla-walla.wa.us/departments/auditor.

Marriage Licenses: will be limited to those who have scheduled dates within the next 30 days, please call (509) 524-2549.

Elections/Voter Registration: will be closed to the public starting Monday March 23rd. Those wishing to register to vote may do so online at: http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections. The elections department can be reached at (509) 524-2530.

The county website will be updated as needed, and all citizens should check the website (www.co.walla-walla.wa.us) for current information.

Drop boxes will be available for some offices/departments – please see the website for locations.

 

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