To allow employees time to enjoy the holiday season, the Mason County Board of County Commissioners has authorized the following 2014 Holiday Schedule:
The Board of County Commissioners meeting on December 23, 2014 will be
at 9:00 AM rather than 6:00 PM.

All County Offices have been authorized to closed at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and December 31, 2014 - The switchboard will also close at 3:00 PM on those dates with a revised message directing people to the court offices. Offices that are mandated by Washington State Law (Courts) will remain open until 4:30 PM on those days.

All County Offices will be open for business during regular hours on
Friday, December 26, 2014 and January 2, 2015.  
2014 Tax Foreclosure Sale date is January 9th, 2015  
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Where can I get a copy of a POLICE or SHERIFF REPORT taken in Mason County?

For a copy of a Mason County Sheriff Report contact the Sheriff’s Office. To request a City of Shelton Police Report contact the City of Shelton Police Records Department.

Where can I get a copy of a MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE?

Marriage certificates are available with the Mason County Auditor.

Where can I get a copy of a DIVORCE DECREE?

Divorce decrees may be obtained from the county court in which the divorce was granted. If you are not sure which county handled the divorce, try a search through Washington State Courts. Look for ‘Search Case Records’ then ‘Name Search’.

If your divorce was granted in Mason County, you may contact the Clerk of Court for instructions on how to request a copy of the divorce.

Where can I get a copy of a BIRTH or DEATH CERTIFICATE?

Birth and Death certificates may be requested through the Mason County Health Department.

Where do I go to get records regarding PROPERTY TAXES or TAX FORCLOSURE for real estate in Mason County?

You can access this information with the Mason County Treasurer.

Where do I go to get records regarding PROPERTY SALES HISTORY or PROPERTY VALUE for real estate in Mason County?

You can access this information and more using the Online Parcel Search or with the Mason County Assessor.

Where can I go to get a copy of a RECORDED DOCUMENT such as a PLAT MAP, SURVEY, or DEED?

These recorded documents and more are with the Mason County Auditor.

Where can I get a copy of the MASON COUNTY CODE?

An electronic version of the Mason County Code is available on our website.

Where can I get a copy of an ORDINANCE or RESOLUTION?

Mason County Ordinances and Resolutions are available on our website.

Where can I get a copy of the Mason County ANNUAL BUDGET?

Copies of the annual budget can be requested from the Budget and Finance Department. The budget may also be viewed and printed from the Forms and Brochures section of our website.

I don’t see MASON TRANSIT, the MASON COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY, the MASON CONSERVATION DISTRICT, or MASON COUNTY GARBAGE on the Mason County Public Records list. Aren’t these organizations part of the Mason County government?

These are just a few of the organizations sometimes associated with being a county department. These entities function separately from county government and most maintain their own websites with useful information. Here is a listing of the websites and telephone numbers.

Mason County Transportation Authority: www.masontransit.org (360) 426-9434 or 1-800-374-3747
Mason County Housing Authority: (360) 426-9726
Mason Conservation District: www.masoncd.org (360) 427-9436
Mason County Garbage and Recycling: www.masoncountygarbage.com (360) 426-8729 or
(360) 275-4590

I am still not sure where I should direct my request. What should I do?

If you are unsure of the agency you may fill out this Public Records Request Form and send it to:

Mason County
Attn: Public Records Officer
411 North 5th Street
Shelton, WA 98584

Phone: (360) 427-9670 ext. 419
Fax: (360) 427-8437