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Below is a link to the most commonly requested services.

Online Services (a summary page of services offered by all departments)

Animal Services (animal shelter and animal control)

Central Permits & Inspections(all required permits and building inspections)

Council on Aging (senior centers, in-home assistance, nutrition)

Court System (Clerk of Court, Superior Court, District Court, etc. All are state offices, but housed in county facilities)

Court-Related Offices & Domestic Violence Assistance 

Health & Environmental Health (health clinics and programs, well and septic system, restaurant inspections, etc.)

Human Resources (county jobs, personnel policies, etc.)

Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Register of Deeds (birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, recorded deeds and other documents)


Social Services (child and adult protection services, child support enforcement, Work First, Medicaid, Child Support Enforcement, food & nutrition services, foster care and adoption services, energy assistance, crisis intervention, child care subsidies, work permits, adult services)

Solid Waste and Recycling (waste & recycling collection centers, recycling programs, litter prevention, household hazardous waste, mulch, construction and demolition debris, electronics disposal, etc)

Water Utilities (start or stop water service, billing issues) 

Veteran Services