Rice County Clerk Office

Find Rice County Kansas clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court. Clerks provide information on public court records and legal documents, criminal, jail, and arrest records, marriage licenses, divorce, judicial, and probate records, businesses liens, notary services, real estate taxes and voter registration services.


Chase City Clerk 507 Main Street Chase KS 67524 620-938-2911


Rice County Clerk 101 West Commercial Street Lyons KS 67554 620-257-2232

About the Rice County Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in Rice County, KS are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The Rice County Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through Kansas state, Rice County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • Rice County public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • Rice County, Kansas vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations
Rice County Public Records

Rice County Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain Rice County property and land records including mortgages, deeds, titles, tax liens, court judgments, maps, floor plans, blueprints, variances, probate and estate records.

The Office of the Clerk manages Rice County public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.

Permits & Licenses

A wide variety of Rice County permits, and licenses are available at the Clerk's Office, including: hunting and fishing licenses, vendor permits, liquor licenses, parking permits, and special events permits. The Office may also provide professional services, including business licensing, permits, name registration and notary services.

Rice County Marriage Licenses & Applications

Clerks provide marriage certificates, marriage license applications and records. The Office also provides information on the process and requirements for couples planning to get married. Rice County Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Office of Rice County Clerks provide assistance to local elections, helping with voter registration, candidate filings, voter petitions, and swearing elected officials into public office.

Public Meeting Minutes

Clerks are responsible for posting public notices, government meeting records, agendas, and minutes in accordance with local Rice County ordinances, regulations and Kansas state law.