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Temporary Office Closures

The Chelan County Auditor’s office will be closing its Licensing, Recording, Elections and Accounting offices to the public for drop-in business starting 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 18. The Auditor’s offices will continue to operate, but citizens will access them via phone, email, websites, drop boxes, and in limited circumstances, by pre-arranged appointment. Most transaction can be accomplished by means other than person to person interaction. We are here to help you, but please call first. Licensing 509-667-6810 Recording 509-667-6815

Both Recording and Licensing will continue to process mail transactions. Recording will continue to process eRecordings. Licensing will continue to process online transactions with mail returns. Recording will direct marriage licenses to the application-by-mail process. Both offices will accept appointments for difficult or time sensitive transactions. The Elections department will continue to process online and mail registrations. In person registrations will require the form be filled out and dropped in the Accounting – Elections inbox positioned outside the office. Any transaction that requires “in person” interaction will be by appointment only. Elections 509-667-6830 Accounting 509-667-6822


The Auditor is responsible for the recording of documents, titles, and deeds; vehicle licensing; the issuance of marriage licenses; the conduct of all elections. The Auditor also provides accounting services, performs fiscal analysis, conducts audits, produces budget information documents and prepares final budgets, and compiles the Annual Financial Report. The Auditor is elected "at large" to a four-year term.


The Chelan County Auditor is responsible for four major functions in County programs.

The Election Division plans, coordinates, and implements all election procedures to conduct each election. The department also maintains the files for all voter registration and all related transactions.

The Recording Division is responsible for the recording of all official public records and maintaining a permanent record of such documents. In addition, the department also issues marriage licenses.

The Licensing Division is an agent of the Washington State Department of Licensing and Department of Revenue, having responsibility for the collection of documentation, fees, sales/use tax and excise tax on motor vehicles and vessel transactions.

The Accounting Division supports the financial needs of the County, producing the annual financial report and County budget, maintaining payroll, accounts payable,and the centralized accounting system.


Our Mission

We are dedicated to working together as a team to offer outstanding customer service, with the goal of continuous improvement in the delivery of those services.

We strive to maintain an upbeat attitude and are willing to grow personally and professionally. In doing this we strive to promote a positive work environment.

We function as one team, with each division supporting and complementing the other divisions. Our people are the key to our success, and we create opportunities for them to achieve their aspirations.

Posted: 12/12/2014 08:44 AM
Last Updated: 03/18/2020 01:31 PM

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