Find Newport, Oregon 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.
There are 2 Clerk Offices in Newport, Oregon, serving a population of 10,274 people in an area of 9 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 5,137 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 4 square miles.
In Oregon, Newport is ranked 15th of 480 cities in Clerk Offices per capita, and 17th in Clerk Offices per square mile.
Clerks Offices in Newport, OR 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 Newport Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through Oregon state, Lincoln County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
Newport Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain Newport 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 Newport public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.Permits & Licenses
A wide variety of Newport 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.Newport 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. Newport Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.Voter Registration & Elections
The Office of Newport 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 Newport ordinances, regulations and Oregon state law.