Visit the Malheur County Clerk’s Website . The site is a clearinghouse of information on the latest election as well as past elections. the site includes information on voter registration information, sample ballots, a list of election resources and election night returns. For more information, or specific questions about election, contact the County Clerk’s office.
The County Judge performs weddings by appointment only (call 541-473-5124 between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm, to make an appointment). When the wedding is performed at the Courthouse during regular Courthouse hours, the fee of $100 cash, money order, or debit/credit card (there is a consumer fee) is payable to the County Clerks’ office. The District Court Judges, Justice Court Judges and Municipal Court Judges can also perform weddings.
For information about jail questions, call: (541) 473-5510
Go to the Sheriffs Office in Person. Do not call the Sheriff’s Office or Jail, staff are not permitted to give that information over the phone.
For information about trials or jury duty, call: (541) 473-5171.
For information about restraining orders, call the Malheur County District Attorney’s Office: (541) 473-5127.
Road Department (541) 473-5191.
Boise National Weather Service can be found at the following web address: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/boi/, and during times of high water flows, the Emergency Alert System will be activated. Information will be provided on KSRV radio and Boise television stations. You can also call Malheur County Sheriff’s Dispatch (541)473-5125.
Dial 5-1-1 or go to Oregon Dept. Of Transportation Trip Check.
Oregon State University Malheur Extension Service
Phone: (541) 881-1417; Fax: (541) 889-8840
The Extension Service offers educational programs in agriculture, lawn and garden, youth development, foods, nutrition and family living. Services also include on-farm research and demonstration projects and the 4-H program.
If you have a weed you can’t identify, you can call the County Weed Inspector for an on-site identification, or collect as much of the plant as possible, including the root, put it in a plastic bag and keep it as cool as possible. Bring it to the Weed Inspector’s office at the County Road Department, 1001 Barkley Drive in Vale, or to the County Extension office at 710 S.W. Fifth Ave. in Ontario.
You may purchase a copy of the Malheur County Code from Sterling Codifiers, Inc., 7600 Mineral Drive, Coeur d’Alene, ID., 83814 (208) 762-3449. You may search the County Code here.
To obtain transportation permits please call Oregon Department of Transportation Motor Carrier at 503-378-6699 between the hours of 4:30 a.m. and midnight Pacific Time. Website
If you live in a Malheur County Rural Fire district, outside city limits, a burn permit is required for burns including burn barrels, agriculture and construction burns. Use of a burn barrel, covered by a mesh screen, requires a burn permit. There is no fee, but application must be made in person with your fire district.
Lytle Boulevard Landfill hours are listed below. The hours are the same all year except holiday closures.
Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What are the rates at Lytle Landfill?
Fees vary and are determined at the site. Call the Environmental Health Dept. (541) 473-5186 for more detailed information.
Tax foreclosure land is listed and handled is listed and handled by
the County Tax Collector (541) 473-5165. You can ask to be on the mailing list
by sending your request, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
County Treasurer, 251 B St. Suite #14, Vale, OR 97918. Land that is not sold at
the public auction is turned over to Malheur County Court.
Small claims may be filed at the Malheur Justice Court in Ontario (541) 889-5712, or in District Court in Vale (541) 473-5194. Filing costs are less when filed in the Justice Court than in the District Court.
Cost of filing small claims in Justice Courts: $22.50 for filing, $25 for Sheriff’s service.
Cost of filing fed/civil: $22.00 filing, $25 Sheriff’s fee.