• Road Closures and Restrictions

    Additional information regarding Road Closures and Restrictions is available via the County Wide Road Closures Interactive Map, located to the right on this page.

    Dezellem Hill Road - Emergency Closure
    Dezellem Hill Road is closed at Milepost 1.53 until further notice due to ongoing and increasing geologic hazards.  Douglas County is currently working on developing mitigating the hazards with a goal of completing the work before the end of the construction season.  The use of alternate routes will be required until the repairs are complete.   Closure Map

    Rock Island Road – S Mary Ave to S Nile Ave
    Rock Island Road will be closed between South Mary Avenue and South Nile Avenue beginning Monday June 1st at 6:00 AM; construction is anticipated to last five days. Contact Jerry Zook with Selland Construction at (509) 668-0889 for questions regarding the closure.  Detour Plan

    Empire Avenue – 29th Street NW to NW Delcon Drive
    Empire Avenue will be closed between 29th Street NW and NW Delcon Drive beginning Monday June 1st at 6:00 AM; construction within this closure is anticipated to last four weeks. This closure is part of the Empire Avenue Sewer Extension project which requires several different closures along the Empire Avenue corridor over a three to four month period. Information will be updated accordingly as the project progresses. Contact Hurst Construction at (509) 664-0173 for questions regarding the closure. For questions about the project please contact Jeremy Stumetz w/ RH2 Engineering at (509) 886-6773 or the Douglas County Sewer District at (509) 884-2484. Traffic Control Plan

    Last Updated on June 01, 2020
  • Currently Advertised Projects
    Crane Orchard Road - CRP 972 Last Updated on May 28, 2020
  • Notary Services Suspended

    Please be advised that the Douglas County Public Services Building staff will no longer be able to provide notary services for the remainder of the Emergency. We anticipate that we will be able to resume this service once the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order is lifted and social distancing protocols are relaxed. Thank you for your understanding.

    Last Updated on April 16, 2020
  • Treasurer’s Tax Relief Plan in Response to COVID-19

    In the interest of public safety, the Douglas County Treasurer has opted to maintain the April 30 deadline for property taxes and assessments.  In our largely rural county, many of our small hospital and fire districts, as well as other valuable districts that provide services to the public are often supported by property taxes alone.

    More Information . . . Last Updated on April 09, 2020
  • Proclamation of Pre-existing Home Sales Agreements

    On April 8, 2020 the Douglas County Board of Commissioners passed Resolution CE No. 20-26B & TLS 20-22B, Proclamation of Pre-existing Home Sales Agreements Proceed During the COVID-19 Stay Home Stay Healthy Governor Proclamation. 

    This proclamation allows pre-existing home sales that also have building permits in place to proceed to build completion as an essential activity under the Governor of the State of Washington’s guidance, subject to restrictions.  Both the purchase and sale agreement and the building permit must have issue dates on or before March 27, 2020.

    More Information . . . Last Updated on April 09, 2020
  • Unified Emergency Operations Center

    Douglas County officially combined with the Chelan-Douglas Health District, Chelan County, City of Wenatchee, and City of East Wenatchee to form a Unified Emergency Operations Center in response to the COVID-19 Virus. Unification of response efforts will result in increased efficiency and resource availability during this situation. All official emergency response information regarding COVID-19 will be coming from this newly formed group. More information and all future communication can be found at www.cdeoc.org.

    Last Updated on March 31, 2020
  • Emergency Declaration and COVID-19 Restrictions

    Effective March 19, 2020 all Douglas County facilities will be instituting public access restrictions.  All facilities will be closed to the public except for in-person court proceedings and as by appointment.  Contact information for all departments.

    Emergency Declaration and Access Restrictions in Response to COVID-19

    Last Updated on March 18, 2020
  • County Services

    Did you know that many County transactions and services can be completed from the convenience of your own home? In effort to protect the public and Douglas County employees by minimizing physical interactions, we are encouraging customers to utilize the online and pay-by-mail options for services such as vehicle licensing, tab renewal, and tax payments.  For more information about licensing online or by mail please visit our Auditor’s website and for additional information about paying your taxes online or by mail, please see our Treasurer’s website.

    Last Updated on March 12, 2020
Solid Waste Program

Youth Litter Control Program
Due by May 15, 2020

MyAlerts Mobile Application

MyAlerts, powered by AlertSense, is the county’s new emergency alerting service.   Our residents and visitors can now receive life-saving emergency alerts and advanced warning of severe weather directly on their Android or Apple iOS phone or tablet.  You can download the free MyAlerts app today from Google Play or the App Store.

You can also sign up to receive alerts and notifications.

More information . . .