Kootenai County ID

Lookup Public Records in Kootenai CountyIdaho. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Kootenai County, Idaho Overview

Kootenai County is located in the U.S. state of Idaho. The county was formed in 1864 and named after the local Kootenai tribe. The county seat is Coeur d’Alene. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 144,265 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,316 square miles of which 1,244 square miles is land and 71 square miles is water. Kootenai County borders the following counties: Bonner County to the north; Shoshone County to the east; Benewah County to the south; and Spokane County, Washington to the west. Kootenai County has 13 zip codes. The zip codes are 83801, 83803, 83810, 83814 , 83815, 83833, 83835, 83842, 83854, 83858, 83861, 83869, and 83876. The most populated zip code is 83854.

Kootenai County Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerk has one of the most diverse jobs of all county elected officials. In fact, constitutional and statutory laws have given this one elective county officer five distinct titles: Clerk of the District Court, Auditor, Recorder, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, and Chief Elections Officer of the County.

Auditor
The auditor acts as the county budget officer. The auditor’s office executes this responsibility by compiling the budget requests and submitting the budget to the board of commissioners. In the role of Auditor, the Clerk’s office is responsible to prepare the annual county budget for the Board of County Commissioners. The Auditor’s office also notifies every taxing district or authority as well as the State Board of Education of the total taxable valuation of all the taxable property located within each taxing district.

Elections
The Clerk is the Chief Elections Officer for the county. The office is responsible for registering voters, maintaining a database of registered voters, and conducting all county, state and national elections.

Passports
The Passports Office is an executing agent for passports.

Court Operations
The Clerk provides clerical support for the courts and is responsible for the processing and maintenance of all court case filings. This office provides in-court clerks who support judges in the commission of their duties.

Indigent Services
The Indigent Services office carries out the mandates of Idaho Code Chapter 35, Title 31 external.

Recorder
This Office primarily records documents related to property, but also issues local liquor licenses and marriage licenses.
Kootenai County Public Records Requests:

Submit your request to the appropriate Elected Official or department. Be specific in the description of the record(s) you are seeking. If clarifying information is needed, the request may be delayed and the County will respond to the request within 10 working days of receipt of the request as opposed to the three (3) working days timeframe.

The recording fees of the Kootenai County Clerk’s Office in the following link:

Jim Brannon is the Clerk of Kootenai County. Brannon can be contacted at (208) 446-1650 or via email at kcclerk@kcgov.us.

The physical address of the Kootenai County Clerk’s Office is:

451 Government Way
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Phone: (208) 446-1650
Email: kcclerk@kcgov.us
Office Hours: Monday to the Friday, 8am-5pm

Kootenai County District Court Information

Services provided by the Kootenai County District Court include:

  • District Criminal/Civil
  • Small Claims
  • Divorce/Custody
  • Child Protection
  • Child Support/Paternity
  • Adoption/Termination
  • Civil Protection Orders

The physical address of Kootenai County District Court is:

Old Courthouse
501 Government Way
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Phone: (208) 446-1000
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm

The mailing address of Kootenai County District Court is:

PO Box 9000,
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83816-9000

Kootenai County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Kootenai County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Nature and Validity of Marriage Contract – Title 32, Chapter 2 and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 32, Chapter 9, Sections 32-921 to 32-929
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Kootenai County Marriage License
Location:451 North Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 83814
Phone:208-446-1480

Kootenai County Clerk’s Office

Address: 451 Government Way Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Phone: (208) 446-1650

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