Property Records and Taxpayer Services

CHANGE IN SERVICES UNDER COVID-19

Washington County public facing services are suspended effective Wednesday, March 18, through April 7. Many services continue to be available online, by phone, email, and U.S. mail.

Assessment and Values The Assessor’s Office is available to answer questions. Call 651-430-6175 between the hours of 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and your call will be directed to the appraiser responsible for your area. Leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible. Information regarding the most current appeals meeting schedule can be found at https://washington.minnesotaassessors.com/

Elections For election-related questions, call 651-430-6175 between 8 a.m-4:30 p.m.

Property Tax payments may be made via U.S. mail, online, bill pay service, or payments may be put in in the drop box outside the main entrance to the Government Center. Call 651-430-6175 between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Tax petitions may be left in the drop box as well; include telephone number for follow up verification.

Recorder and Registrar of Titles eRecording and recording of paper documents received via U.S. mail continues to be available. Call 651-430-6175 between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday with questions.

Service and License Centers will be closed through April 10. This means we will not be able to process any transactions, including mail in or drop off transactions, during this time. Ask questions by calling 651-275-8600 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. For information from the State of Minnesota, see the Department of Public Safety information page

Vital records Birth, death, notary, ministerial and marriage certificate requests with payment may be made via U.S. mail, or leave payment in the drop box outside the main entrance to the Government Center. Call 651-430-6175 between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. We are not processing marriage license applications at this time.

The Property Records and Taxpayer Services Department strives to provide quality taxation, assessment, recording, land records, licensing and elections services to the residents of Washington County.

The Department is at the Washington County Government Center, 14949 62nd Street North, Stillwater; service centers are in Cottage Grove; Forest Lake; and Woodbury; with a Stillwater License Center at the Valley Ridge Mall in Stillwater.