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County Clerk

The County Clerk's Office is responsible for paying all of the County Claims and Payroll for County employees. We assist in filling out the Homestead and Food Sales Tax forms. As an agent for the State Wildlife and Parks we provide Fish and Hunting License, Park Permits and Boat Permits.

This Office is also responsible for all national, state and local elections conducted in Douglas County.

The Real Estate Division is responsible for certified ownership list for use by the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Office, also applying special assessments to parcels within a Benefit District.


Notice of Revenue Neutral Rate Hearings 2022

Link to live election results

Our Services

Licenses and Permits

Applications and information for licenses and permits for businesses.

Taxes and Assessments

Real estate and personal property tax and assessment information for residents.

Voting and Elections

Voting and elections for residents of Douglas County Kansas.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Jamie Shew County Clerk 785-832-5267
Marni Penrod Chief Deputy County Clerk 785-832-5279
Ed Healy Deputy County Clerk - Elections 785-832-5267