Courthouse and Offices in County Complex to be Closed to In-Person Business Starting Friday

March 19, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Government continues to monitor developments and updates from federal and state public health officials related to the coronavirus. Beginning Friday March 20th, the DeKalb County Courthouse and the main entrance of the County Complex County Offices will be locked in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Employees are still reporting to work but residents who need to do business with them are urged to call first. Signage is posted on doors with phone number of each office for people to call. They will inform you how your business will be handled. The County Clerk’s drive thru window is open.

The DeKalb County Election Office is open to receive and issue candidate petitions.

However, candidates and potential candidates should call the office in advance to make arrangements for someone to give them access to the building.

The election office phone number is 615-597-4146. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The qualifying deadline for the August election is NOON April 2.

County Complex County Offices:
County Clerk 615 597 5177
Register of Deeds 615 597 4153
Trustee 615 597 5176
Assessor of Property 615 597 5925

Courthouse Offices:
County Mayor 615 597 5175
Circuit Court Clerk 615 597 5711
Clerk and Master 615 597 4360
Election Commission 615 597 4146
Recovery Court 615 215 8690

There is a high level of awareness and an equally high level of cooperation community-wide as everyone – businesses, individuals, and families – work together to keep themselves and those around them safe,” says County Mayor Tim Stribling. “As the situation changes, we will continue to adapt”