Yakima County Services


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Aging and Long Term Care
Location: 1710 S. 24th Avenue, Suite 100, Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: (509) 469-0500, FAX 469-0300, Toll Free 1-(866) 891-2582

THE MISSION OF ALTC is to maximize the degree of independence and the
quality of service within agencies which provide, and to individuals who use,
community-based services. Our responsibility is to manage, plan, coordinate,
educate and advocate for a comprehensive long term care system.

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Department of Assessment -
Location:
Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 112
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-1100
E-mail

The Assessor is responsible for the appraisal of all real and personal property
in the County at its true and fair market value. The Assessor calculates all levy
information from the individual taxing districts as well as auditing the amounts
requested to insure they do not exceed their lawful limits. The Assessor
administers the senior citizen and disabled person exemptions and deferral
programs, open space exemptions, destroyed property exemptions, and home
improvement exemptions. The Assessor creates all new parcel information and
maintains the parcel mapping for the County.

 

Auditor's Office -
Location: Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 117
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.,
Phone: (509)574-1400
E-mail

The Auditor is responsible for the recording of documents, titles, and deeds; vehicle licensing; the issuance of marriage licenses; the conduct of all elections. The Auditor also provides accounting services, performs fiscal analysis, produces budget information documents for the Commissioners, and compiles the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

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Yakima County Commissioners
Location: Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 232
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Closed during the noon hour.
Phone: (509)574-1500
E-mail

The Board of County commissioners is responsible for the overall administration of Yakima County government.   The Board's duties include adopting and enacting ordinances and resolutions, levying taxes and establishing county policies.  As the County's legislative authority, the Board is responsible for adoption of the annual budget, provision and maintenance of public facilities, construction and maintenance of county roads, development and implementation of planning and zoning policies, and appointments to advisory boards and commissions.

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Clerk
Location:
Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 323
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-1430
E-mail

The County Clerk is responsible for maintaining the permanent records of the Superior Court, including all legal filings and records of all court proceedings.

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Coroner
Location:
128 North 2nd Street, Yakima WA 98902
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-1610
E-mail

The Yakima Coroner’s Office serves the community by investigating sudden, unexpected, violent, suspicious, or unnatural deaths.

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Corrections
Location:
111 N. Front Street
Lobby Hours:
Monday - Friday - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (509)574-1700
E-mail

The services of the Yakima County Department of Corrections are dedicated to community safety and wellness. Services are accomplished by the safe, secure, and productive management of pre-trial and convicted persons placed in to our custody. Services and practices are delivered and performed in accordance with contemporary, ethical, and professional correctional standards and constituional requirements.

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District Court

Location:
Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 225
Hours of Operation: 8:30 - 4:00 pm
Phone: (509)574-1800
E-mail

Scheduling for both Yakima County District Court and Yakima County Superior Court are done by the Court Administrator.  Also on these pages, you will find the local court rules, forms and services provide by both District and Superior Court.

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Emergency Management
Location:
2403 So. 18th St. Suite 200, Union Gap - Next to Union Gap Police Station
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-1900
E-mail

A resource for the citizens of Yakima County to help them prevent some disasters and prepare for others.

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GIS
Location: Yakima County Courthouse - Fourth Floor
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (509) 574-2990
E-mail

Geographic Information Services is responsible for mapping and geographic analyses for Yakima County. Using a computer based geographic information system (GIS) enables access to a variety of geographic data. The department maintains the parcel mapping application and provides data and maps to county departments and the general public.

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Grants Management
Location:
Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 30
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: (509)574-1089
E-mail

The Department of Grants Management assists Yakima County departments with the post-award management of grants. This includes ensuring compliance with the rules and regulations of funding agencies, the preparation and submissions of related financial reports and invoices, and maximizing cash flow.  Our services also include an ad hoc financial reporting and analysis of grants.

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Health District
Location: 1210 Ahtanum Ridge Drive, Union Gap
Hours of Operation: 8:30 AM to 12:30 & 1:30 to 4:30 PM
Phone: 509.575.4040 | 800.535.5016
E-mail: healthdistrict@co.yakima.wa.us

In partnership with the community, the Yakima Health District protects and promotes the health and quality of life for residents and visitors of Yakima County through prevention and control of disease and potential health hazards.

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Horticulture
Location: 2403 South 18th Street, Suite 100 Union Gap, WA 98903
Hours of Operation :8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (509) 952 1737

Sustaining our economy by alleviating pest and diseases problems that impact the quality of tree fruit grown her in Yakima County.

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Human Resources
Location:
Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. B27
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-2210
E-mail

The Human Resources Department's mission is to provide quality assistance, professional expertise and service to managers, supervisors, employees and job applicants. The department strives to achieve effective employee placement, employee development, compensation and the enhancement of the quality of work life for all County employees.

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Human Services
Location: Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 102
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-1520
E-mail

A resource directory for public, social and health Services. Community Services manages state funded programs dealing with mental health, chemical dependency and developmental disabled.

Law Library
Location: Basement of the County Courthouse
Hours of Operation:Mon - Wed 9:30-1, or by appointment
Phone:(509)574-2692
Alternate:(509)969-9108
E-mail

A resource directory for public, social and health Services. Community Services manages state funded programs dealing with mental health, chemical dependency and developmental disabled.

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Printing
Location: 18 East Lincoln
Hours of Operation: 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: (509)574-2270
E-mail

Meeting the printing needs of the county,cities, state and tax supported agencies. On-line paper order is available.

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Prosecuting Attorney
Location: Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 329
Hours of Operation: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: (509)574-1210
E-mail

The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office represents Washington State and Yakima County in criminal and infraction cases, represents Yakima County in claims against the County, advises the various officials and departments of Yakima County in legal matters, and handles civil actions relating to support, parentage, and visitation for dependent children in Yakima and Grant Counties.

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Public Services
Location: Yakima County Courthouse, Fourth Floor
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-2300
E-mail

Yakima County Public Services is a diverse group of divisions with a common mission to protect the public's health, safety and welfare by providing superior public facilities, infrastructure and services.  The areas of responsibilities include building permit, fire safety and code enforcement services; equipment services; subdivision, zoning, environmental, and long range comprehensive Planning; the construction and maintenance of 1657 miles of roads and 310 bridges; solid and moderate risk waste disposal; water and sewer system operations; county buildings and parks; and county-wide flood control.

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Purchasing Department
Location: City of Yakima, City Hall, 129 N. 2nd St, Yakima
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)575-6093
E-mail

The City and County Purchasing Divisions consolidated our functions on November 1, 2009. The City/County Procurement is now physically located at City Hall, 129 N. 2nd Street. City Hall will be your one-stop shop for all of your Purchasing needs for both the City and the County.

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Sheriff's Office
Location:
1822 S. 1st Steet, PO Box 1388, Yakima Washington, 98907
Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-2500   (800)572-0490
E-mail

The Sheriff is responsible for the provision of police services in the unincorporated portion of the County, including patrol, criminal investigation, and emergency response.

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Superior Court
Location:
Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 314
Hours of Operation: 8:00-5:00 p.m. (Exception: Courthouse will remain open for public attending trials/hearings that go past 5:00 p.m.)
Court Administrator Office Hours: 8:30-4:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-2710
E-mail

Scheduling for Yakima County Superior Court is done by the Court Administrator.  Also on these pages, you will find the local court rules, forms and services provided by Superior Court.

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Technology Services
Location: 217 N. 1st Street, Yakima
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-2000
E-mail

Yakima County Technology Services serves Yakima County in three critical areas. First and foremost, TS is a service organization tasked with keeping computers, printers and everything running.   Second, TS should be prepared to meet the challenges that we see coming now.   Third, plan ahead.  TS should know where things are going and help guide Yakima County into the future.

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Treasurer's Office
Location: Yakima County Courthouse, Rm. 115
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (509)574-2800
E-mail

The Yakima County Treasurer's Office serves as the banking center for the 60 County departments, as well as the 150 public agencies or districts within the county.  We bill and collect property taxes and benefit assessments for these entities; process real estate excise taxes; manage investments and debt issuances; prepare financial reports; manage cash for the County's General Fund; process foreclosure actions for delinquent taxes; and provide forecasting for major revenues.

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WSU Extension Office
Location: 2403 S. 18th Street, Suite 100 Union Gap, WA 98903-1637
Hours of Operation: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (509)574-1600
E-mail

WSU Cooperative Extension and Learning Center is an educational arm of Washington State University supported in partnership with Yakima County to provide educational programs, professional development training and other information for Yakima County residents. Cooperative Extension provides education in the areas of agriculture, natural resources, food safety, nutrition, life skills, community building, 4-H youth education and economic development. The WSU Learning Center provides local access to fully accredited degree programs through Washington State University.

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Other Local Government Agencies -

>> Conference of Governments
>> Dispute Resolution Center (Yakima & Kittitas County)
>> Employment and Training
>> Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency
>> Yakima Basin Water Resources Agency
>> Yakima County Home Page
>> Yakima Subbasin Fish and Wildlife Planning Board

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