Registrar

COVID-19 Latest News

The St. Charles County Administration Building at 201 N. Second Street in St. Charles is open to the public with normal operating hours. Access is limited to the first floor. Upon entrance to any County building, employees and the public are encouraged to wear cloth facial protection, and everyone is required to have a health screening, including temperature check, before entering. Those with a fever or who have other COVID-19 symptoms will not be permitted to enter the building. View release for more information.

This website will be updated to reflect any changes in facility or department services. The public is encouraged to continue accessing County Government services by phone, email and online when available. Thank you.

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Note: Due to COVID-19, Notary Commission swearing-in will only be done through the Registrar from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays. Learn more about Notary Commissions.

Avoid crowds and save time with real-time status updates. Visitors to the Registrar can join a virtual queue from their mobile device or computer using the free QLess app, or by checking in at the kiosk in the Administration Building lobby. QLess is available for Financial Documents and Bid Delivery, Licenses and Notary Renewals, and Specialized Licenses (by appointment only).

About Us

The St. Charles County Registrar (referred to as the County Clerk in other jurisdictions) is part of the Finance Department and is responsible for:

  • Keeping track of tax rates levied by all of the county’s political subdivisions
  • Serving as secretary to the Board of Equalization
  • Maintaining the records of the County Council
  • Maintaining historical and archived records of the county
  • Processing Sunshine Law/Records Requests
  • Issuing notary commissions
  • Issuing business licenses and applications
  • Posting ordinances with penalty provisions online 

In addition, the County Registrar assumes all non-election-related duties assigned to the County Clerk per Missouri State Statutes.

Sunshine Law and Records Requests

Individuals and organizations interested in obtaining records pertaining to St. Charles County Government may do so by submitting a Records Request Form (PDF) in writing to the County Registrar. Requests may be mailed, hand delivered, faxed, or emailed. You can also submit a records request online.