Frequently Asked Questions

Where is a specific office or department located?

Ground Floor

1st Floor

2nd Floor

3rd Floor

Prosecuting Attorney – Suite G-69 County Clerk – Suite 102 Circuit Clerk – Suite 201 Community Service – Suite 313
Phelps/Maries Co. Health Dept – Suite G29 Assessor – Suite 126 Courtrooms Juvenile Office – Suite 310
University of Missouri Extension – Suite G08 Collector – Suite 129 Senior Companions – Suite 308
Recorder – Suite 133 Sky Room – Suite 309
Treasurer – Suite 125
Public Administrator – Suite 122
Multi-Purpose Room – Suite 149

Where do I get a passport?

The County Clerk’s office

Where do I register to vote?

The County Clerk’s office

How do I reserve the multi-purpose room?

Contact the County Clerk’s office for room availability and use guidelines

Where do I go for community Service?

The Community Service office. Their hours are:
– Tuesday 9am – 12pm & 1pm – 4pm
– Wednesday 9am – 12 pm
– Thursday 9am – 12pm.

Where do I go for a marriage license?

The Recorder’s office

Where do I go for a copy of my divorce?

Civil division of the Circuit Court

Who do I call to schedule a wedding with a judge?

Start in the Recorder’s office

Who can tell me who owns the property next to me?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I find out what my house and property are assessed for?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I go to get a copy of aerial photography for my property?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I go to find out what districts I am paying taxes in?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I go to get a waiver or statement of no taxes due on my vehicle?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I get tax paperwork so i can license my vehicle?

Start in the Assessor’s office

Where do I go to have my name added to the personal property list for Phelps County?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I find out what personal property tax is?

The Assessor’s office

Who can tell me how my personal property is assessed?

The Assessor’s office

I am in the military. Do I still owe personal property taxes in Missouri?

Yes, if your home of record is still in Missouri.

Where do I find out about real estate assessment or reassessment in Phelps County?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I go to appeal the value of my real estate property?

Start with the Assessor’s office, if not resolved, the County Clerk’s office can give you information about the board of equalization.

Where do I go to find out what my 911 address is or to have a new one assigned?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I get a form 948 filled out for the property tax credit?

The Assessor’s office

Where do I get a certificate of occupancy?

Phelps County does not issue these or base assessments on zoning codes.

How do senior citizens or 100% disabled people get tax relief?

The state of Missouri has two programs for relief: the Property Tax Credit and the Homestead Preservation Act. The Department of Revenue in Jefferson City can help you with this or see the Assessor’s office for more information.