County Clerk


OCTOBER 25, 2021:

Due to the mental and physical safety of County Clerk staff, the Clerk's Office will be working from home until the threat of weather passes. We received an emergency alert regarding the Life threatening flash flooding caused by thunderstorms producing flash flooding of creeks and streams, highways, streets. Please check with other departments regarding their in-office availability.

Feel free to email the Clerk's Office, or call 530.694.2281 or 530.721.5197.


Thank you to all the firefighters, law enforcement, volunteers, utility company, county and state officials and local government for the ongoing recovery of the devastating Tamarack Fire. 

We are back in the office and our doors are open to the public.  Due to the limited staff in the office, appointments need to be made for marriages and passports.

Thank you for your support. 

The county clerk is also the ex officio registrar of voters, ex officio clerk of the Board of Supervisors, commissioner of marriages, county parking agent and Local Agency Formation Commission executive officer. Please contact us by email. 


Marriage Licenses and Passports will be available by appointment only.

To schedule an appointment, please call (530) 694-2281 or email.

Services provided by the County Clerk's Office include:

  • Issuing marriage licenses, filing fictitious business name statements, processing passport applications, administering and filing oaths of office and statements of economic interests, filing grand jury reports, filing power of attorney statements
  • Processing and maintaining all board records and agendas, attending and taking minutes at sessions of the board and its affiliated agencies (including Board of Equalization, Local Transportation Commission, and Water Agency)
  • Maintaining local appointments list and processing applications for board-appointed commissions (Planning Commission, Library Commission, Commission on Aging, etc.)
  • Registering voters in the county and maintaining voter files, verifying petitions, filing campaign statements, conducting elections in the county
  • Receiving parking violation payments and processing appeals