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Department Detail:  County Clerk

Department County Clerk
Elected Official Jill Lau
Address 421 Nebraska St
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin  54235
Phone Number 920-746-2200
Fax Number 920-746-2330
Staff County Clerk Staff
Office Hours Mon - Fri 8:00am-4:30pm (Closed Holidays)

The County Clerk is a Constitutional Officer elected every four years by the voters of Door County.

The County Clerk is in charge of:

  • Marriage Licenses 
  • Annually compiles/publishes/maintains Official County Directory
  • Filing office of agendas, minutes, Resolutions & Ordinances for the County Board and Standing and Special Committees of the Board
  • Distributes dog licenses to municipalities
  • Collects dog license fees from municipalities, keeps related records and forwards fees to the State of Wisconsin
  • Farmland Preservation
  • County Timber Cutting Notices
  • Local, state and federal issues
  • Mailroom

Effective April 1, 2019, we will no longer be providing DMV Services -Temporary Vehicle Licenses/Title Transfers


The Clerk’s chief duty is to:

  • Act as Clerk at all of the County Board's Regular, Special, Limited Term and all it's Standing Committees.
  • Responsible for creating Agendas for such (above) meetings under the direction of the County Board Chair Person or relevant Committee Chair Person.
  • Keep and record true minutes of all of the proceedings of the board, including all committee meetings.
  • File copies of all agendas and minutes of board meetings and committee meetings
  • Make entries of its Resolutions and Ordinances
  • Perform all other duties prescribed by law or required by the Board in connection with its meetings and transactions
  • Annually publishes the Proceedings of County Board
  • Election Administration:  Filing Officer for County Candidates; Election equipment programming; Publish Election Notices; Layout/Printing/Delivery of Ballots & Supplies to Municipal Clerks; Statewide Voter Registration System; Election night compile and report results; County Board of Canvas; Election Training for Municipal Clerks.                


Public Information

Marriage License Information


Voting Information Links 




Committee Of Jurisdiction Administrative Committee
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