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COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE

Contact Information
Phone:  
Toll Free: 
FAX:  
231-882-9671
800-315-3593
231-882-5941

Personnel
 
Dawn Olney County Clerk
Tammy Bowers Chief Deputy Clerk
Lucy Burns Deputy Clerk
Kim Childs Deputy Clerk
Location / Address

Upper Level
Government Center
448 Court Place
Beulah, MI 49617

Office Hours
 
Monday Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Services Offered

  • Issuance of vital records including: marriage licenses, birth certificates, death certificates
  • Concealed weapons permit applications (CCW)
  • Filing of military discharge orders (DD-214)
  • Assumed names certificates (DBA)
  • DBA dissolution certificates
  • Notary public
  • Veteran's Peddler Licenses
  • Issuance of certified copies of documents on file in the Clerk's office

Description

The County Clerk is an officer of the County as prescribed by State law.  Michigan Constitution provides that voters of each county shall elect a Clerk, on a partisan basis, every four years.  Duties are prescribed by law and include Clerk to the Benzie County Board of Commissioners, Clerk to Circuit Court, Board of Canvassers, County Election Commission, County Plat Board, Jury Board, County Apportionment Board, and Concealed Weapons Licensing Board.
 
The County Clerk maintains birth and death records, marriage licenses, naturalization records, assumed business names and partnership certificates, concealed weapons permits, veterans discharge records, voter registration records and notary public and assists the general public with genealogy requests.

The County Clerk is the chief election official of the County, supervises all national, state, local, and school elections, and is responsible for the administration of the Michigan Campaign Finance Reporting Act.

Fees:

County Clerk Fee Schedule

Forms

Application for Appointment to Board, Commissions, and Agencies

Business Registration Certificate for DBA or Partnership

Dissolution of Co-Partnership or Assumed Business Name (DBA)

Marriage Application

Related Web Links

Michigan Department of Community Health - Vital Records

Michigan Secretary of State - State of Michigan, Bureau of Elections


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Last Revised:
7-12-2014

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