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In an effort to protect public health and our own employees during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Clerk offices are open to the public, adhering to physical distancing guidelines and requiring face coverings.

Please contact us by email or mail. We will work to respond as quickly as we can, but we do ask for your patience as we focus on providing public service and keeping our community and staff safe.

Phone 503-655-8698
Mail Clackamas County Clerk
1710 Red Soils Ct., Suite 100
Oregon City, OR 97045

The official keeper of all public records in the county and oversees and conducts county elections.

The Clerk's Office, via its subsidiary departments, is responsible for processing all real property transactions, plats, Commissioner's Journal documents, Board of Property Tax Appeal petitions and orders for Clackamas County. It analyzes, interprets and applies Federal and State statutes, legal opinions and administrative rules. The budget documents for the County, municipal corporations and local governments are public record, and copies must be submitted to the County Clerk.

In addition to processing all records of public transactions, the Clerk's Office must make public records available to the general public, and maintain the microfilm collection providing security and preservation of all records.

As the chief election official of the County, the Clerk's Office must check ballot measures for timeliness and see that the measures are worded to meet legal requirements. The Clerk's Office oversees the planning, coordination and conduction of elections, and ensures that elections are conducted according to statute and other related requirements. It directs the preparation and maintenance of records related to voting activities, precinct designation, mailing, voter and candidate services. The Clerk's Office assures the fair and unbiased application, operation, and interpretation of election laws, providing the public with complete and accurate information.

The Clerk's Office also plans, coordinates and records Board of Property Tax Appeal hearings. Its subsidiary departments issue passports and marriage licenses.

Public Records

Information about public records requests.


1710 Red Soils Ct., Suite 100 Oregon City, OR 97045

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⚠ Due to COVID-19, our offices are closed to the public. At this time the closure is expected to continue through June 22. Our employees are available and working to meet your needs remotely.