Josephine County Response and Service Restrictions

The Board of Josephine County Commissioners voted Dec. 7, 2020, to close all county offices to walk-in visitors until further notice.

See below for a complete list of affected county departments, along with phone numbers and other relevant contact information.
  • Airports: Appointments made and conducted via telephone, teleconference and email. All essential airport services will continue to be available to the flying public, emergency responders, medevac and government aircraft. Aircraft fuel is available 24/7 and all other aircraft services will remain available on a limited basis by Pacific Aviation NW.
    • Ph: (541) 955-4535
  • Animal Shelter: Shelter staff are taking in found dogs who are running at large, animals from Animal Care Officers and some other animal intakes on a very limited basis. All require appointments. We are still handling lost and found animal reports and dog licensing as available by phone. All animals in the shelter are still receiving daily care as usual.
    • Ph: (541) 474-5458
  • Assessor: The Assessor's Office is open by appointment only.
    • Ph: (541)474-5260
  • Board of County Commissioners: Commissioners and staff can be reached via email at bcc@josephiencounty.gov or by phone
    • Ph: (541) 474-5221
  • Clerk: Normal office hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m.)
    • In a continued effort to prevent, slow and stop the spread of COVID-19, the Josephine County Clerk's Office is encouraging customers to use services by phone, email and online when available. If you are not sure how to access services online, please call (541) 474-5240 or (541) 474-5243 to speak with an employee.
    • Please keep in mind that response time may vary depending on staffing.
  • Community Corrections: Normal operations
    • Ph: (541) 474-5165
  • Community Development: Will continue Land Use Development permits, Building Safety Plan Review, permitting and Inspections; will continue to address Code Violations
  • District Attorney: Walk up to the glass window and someone will help you.
    • Ph: (541) 474-5200
  • Fairgrounds: Regular business services are still being offered, but the office is closed to the public unless by appointment. Walk ups may knock on the front door or call the main phone to receive service.
    • Ph: (541) 476-3215
  • Finance: Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m and other times by appointment.   
    • Ph: (541) 474-5255
  • Forestry: Will provide all service typically rendered. This will be done through email and phone communication and visits to the woods in county vehicles. The only service staff will not provide is firewood permits until they return to work.
    • Ph: (541) 474-5291
  • Human Resources: Knock on the door and someone will assist you.      
    • Ph: (541) 474-5217
  • Juvenile Justice: Detention and residential youth services; limited probation supervision; counseling; family meetings; limited court services; community partner coordination/meetings.
    • Ph: (541) 474-5404
  • Law Library: By appointment only while transitioning to a new location on the first floor of the Josephine County Courthouse. Call (541) 474-5228 for assistance.
  • Legal: Please call for assistance.
    • Legal: (541) 474-5226
    • Real Property: (541) 474-5220
  • Parks: All Josephine County Parks are open for day use and camping. The Parks Main Office (125 Ringuette St.) is still closed to the public, but office staff are working Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1–4:30 p.m. You can reach staff by phone or email for all park needs.  
    • Ph: (541) 474-5285
  • Public Health: Remote clinic consults, including birth control and STI treatment; Communicable Disease (food borne illness, STI, etc.) Investigation; Death Certificates; Solid Waste will be doing drive-by inspections and taking complaints
    • Ph: (541) 474- 5325
  • Public Health WIC: All usual services will be provided over the phone or Zoom. On-site or virtual lactation consultations (WIC clients only) are by appointment.
    • Ph: (541) 474-5333
    • Lactation consultations: (541) 474-5333 extension 2234
  • Public Works: Normal operations 
  • Sheriff: Civil processes; Paperwork can be dropped off in the mailbox at the front door; Cash or Money Order payment only; Please fill out the informational sheet provided at the door for service;
    • Ph: (541) 474-5123
  • Surveyor: Knock on the door or call and someone will assist you.
    • Ph: (541) 474-5311
  • Transit: All normal operations – fixed route, commuter routes and demand response (dial-a-ride for those that are enrolled and approved
    • Ph: (541) 474-5452
  • Treasurer: Enter through the glass doors. Please use the physical-distancing marking.
    • Ph: (541) 474-7175
  • Veterans: By appointment only
    • Ph: (541) 474-5454


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