Ness County Clerk in Ness Kansas

Address and phone number for Ness County Clerk, a Clerk Office, at West Sycamore Street, Ness KS.

Ness County Clerk
202 West Sycamore Street, Ness, Kansas, 67560

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About the Ness County Clerk

The Ness County Clerk, located in Ness, Kansas, is the official keeper of public records for Ness County. The Clerk's office ensures that public records are retained, archived, and made accessible to the public in accordance with all laws and regulations. Clerks also support the elections process and provide a variety of transactional services. The Clerk's duties are established and regulated through a combination of Kansas state statutes, local ordinances and charters, and other regulations.

You may contact the Ness County Clerk's office for questions about:
  • Ness County public records
  • Ness County vital records: birth certificates, marriage and death certificates
  • Land, property, mortgage, and title deed records
  • Marriage licenses, applications, and records
  • Divorce records and applications
  • Ness County licenses, permits, and business registrations
  • Voter registration, elections, and polls
Ness County Public Records

The Ness County Clerk maintains a range of public records. The Clerk's Office keeps Ness County vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates. The Clerk also keeps documents involving land or land transactions, including deeds, mortgages, attachments, tax liens, judgments, maps, floor plans, probate certificates, variances, and all other legal documents pertaining to land use and transfers.

The Clerk's office handles and stores a large volume of documents, dating back to the founding of Ness County. Copies of local public records may be available for request as many archival documents have been digitized.

Marriage Licenses & Applications

The Ness County Clerk provides information on Ness County marriage licenses and applications including the application process, forms and requirements. The Office of the Clerk maintains marriage certificates and records for all couples legally married in Ness County, KS and may provide certified copies for a nominal fee.

Ness County Permits & Licenses

In addition to keeping Ness County public records, the Clerk issues a variety of licenses and permits to the public including dog licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, liquor licenses, parking permits, and permits for special events, as well as providing notary public services. The Clerk's office also registers business names for businesses operating in Ness County.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Ness County Clerk supports the elections process by providing assistance to candidates filing elections paperwork and voters submitting petitions, and by working with the Board of Elections. Clerks administer the oath of office to elected officials. The Clerk's Office may also help register voters.

Public Meeting Minutes

The Clerk is responsible for posting public meetings records, such as meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, in accordance with local governing laws and regulations in that state of Kansas and the county seat of Ness County and how long these records must be made public.

Contact the Ness County Clerk

You may contact the Clerk's Office by calling 785-798-2401, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Ness County Clerk, 202 West Sycamore Street, Ness, Kansas, 67560