- Departments A-E
Humane Society of Jefferson County (HSJCWA) was incorporated in 2008 by caring Jefferson County citizens. We are the only open admission animal shelter in Jefferson County, Washington. HSJCWA is the licensing agency for all dogs in our county.
The assessor is responsible for property assessed values used to determine property tax distribution; ownership rolls; and parcel mapping.
The Auditor is responsible for the budget, accounting, elections/voter registration, marriage licenses, passport applications, recording, vehicle/vessel licensing and disabled parking privilege applications.
Board of County Commissioners
Discover the work of the Board of County Commissioners and their role in leading Jefferson County.
The Central Services Department is comprised of GIS, information (computer network), facilities and fleet services.
The Clerk’s office maintains the case records of Jefferson County Superior Court, processes all copy requests and Superior Court Payments including those for Legal Financial Obligations, and provides Courthouse Facilitator services to unrepresented parties in family court matters.
Find forms and planning documents from the Department of Community Development.
The Jefferson County Administrator is an appointed official who serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the County and is responsible for carrying out all decisions, directives, policies, ordinances and resolutions made by the Board of County Commissioners.
Dept of Emergency Management
Jefferson County Washington Emergency Management works to prepare the county and it's communities for hazards and disasters that affect the Olympic Peninsula and our area.
District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction that resolves and adjudicates infractions, criminal traffic, and criminal non-traffic violations. It also processes small claims, civil actions, name changes, anti-harassment orders, and domestic violence protection orders. Jefferson County contracts with the City of Port Townsend to serve as local Municipal Court as well.
Team Jefferson initiates and facilitates collaborative projects and partnerships that create sustainable prosperity for Jefferson County.
Environmental Public Health
Environmental Health is a Department of Jefferson County Public Health. We strive to protect the health of all Jefferson County residents by promoting healthy communities and their environments.