As a precautionary measure due to COVID-19 exposure, most Polk County Local Government departments in the Womack Building and the Community Development Building in Columbus are temporarily closed to walk-in visitors.
The Board of Elections and Registrar of Deeds in the Womack Building at 40 Courthouse St. are closed to walk-ins but are conducting in-person business by appointment only. The Board of Elections can be reached at (828) 894-8181. The Registrar of Deeds can be reached at (828) 894-8450.
Business with the Building Inspections, Planning and Zoning, and Environmental Health departments at the Community Development Building at 35 Walker St. can still be conducted by phone, email and dropbox. For more information, call (828) 894-3739.
Visit PolkNC.org for all County Departments’ contact information or call (828) 894-3301 and listen for the extension number of the office you need to reach.
Polk County Local Government apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates the understanding that public safety is of the utmost concern.