COURTHOUSE ACCESS UPDATE 5-1-2020
"While in a courthouse, any person attending or participating in a court proceeding or doing court business must:
a. wear a mask covering their nose and mouth;
b. maintain an appropriate social distance of at least six (6) feet from all persons not living in their household;
c. comply with all court orders restricting the number of persons that may gather together."
Item 7 from the Supreme Court of the State of Idaho EMERGENCY REDUCTION IN COURT SERVICES AND LIMITATION OF ACCESS TO COURT FACILITIES ORDER dated April 22, 2020.
ADULT DETENTION CENTER
Press Release: On March 16th, 2020 the Nez Perce County Adult Detention Center, due to the safety of the Community and Facility, will be suspending all Voluntary Programs as well as visitation at this time until further notice.
03-25-2020 Nez Perce County Assessor's Office is closed to walk-in services. Office is fully staffed to serve the public by phone at 208-799-3010 (limited hours), mail or online.
03-26-2020 Nez Perce County Auditor's Office is not processing marriage licenses or passports at this time. Office is staffed or contact us by phone at 208-799-3020.
May 18, 2020 - Auto License is open to the public for ALL transactions, including renewals.
Wearing a MASK IS REQUIRED!
REGISTRATION RENEWALS may also be processed by mail, online or drop box. Thank you for your patience as we try to serve the public as safely and quickly as possible.
Questions - Please call 208-799-3026
OTHER OPTIONS TO RENEW YOUR VEHICLE LICENSE
- VISIT US ONLINE at IDAHO DMV. Select "Nez Perce Co" and renew using your credit card.
- MAIL YOUR RENEW CARD Along with your check to: Nez Perce County Assessor, P.O. Box 896, Lewiston, ID 83501
- USE THE DROP BOX with your renewal card and check - located in the parking lot on the west side of the Courthouse.
WITH ANY OF THE THREE CHOICES, PLEASE ALLOW 10 TO 21 DAYS FOR DELIVERY.
PARKS AND RECREATION
Due to the new system implemented by the Parks and Recreation Department, all Auto License Departments in the State of Idaho are unable to renew or register BOATS and OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLES at this time. We are still issuing Restricted Use Plates, and TITLING these vehicles and vessels. Please contact Parks and Recreation to register or renew at 1-888-922-6743 or go to Parks and Recreation Website.
If you need to conduct business with the Nez Perce County Commissioner’s Office, HR, Social Services, Planning & Building, or Emergency Management, please call ahead to schedule an appointment, or handle business by phone or email whenever possible. Full PDF Version
Nez Perce County Commissioners’ Office - 208-799-3090
E-mail Commissioners' Office
Human Resources - 208-799-3198
E-mail Human Resources
Social Services - 208-799-3095
E-mail Social Services
Planning & Building - 208-799-3197
Alison Tompkins - 208-799-3089 - E-mail Alison
Kile Allen - 208-799-3035 - E-mail Kile
Emergency Management - 208-799-3084
E-mail Emergency Mgmt.
Payments for Social Services can be made at the silver drop box to the West of the Courthouse (East end of the Parking Lot). Please note on your envelope NEZ PERCE COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES.
Non-criminal fingerprinting services are again being conducted with no appointment. To ensure social distancing measures, we ask that those needing fingerprints enter the building unaccompanied by others. Masks are mandatory and will be provided if you do not have one. Thank you for your understanding.
See Courthouse Access information above.
For the protection of our Community, ONLY necessary parties permitted on Court floor.
Payments may be made online at iCourt Odyssey Portal. If you have questions, please call 208-799-3020.
Starting June 1, 2020, Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office Driver's License Office will be opening for more services. We will be taking calls for appointments for citizens in Nez Perce, Latah, Clearwater, Lewis and Idaho Counties only. Anyone who calls from outside of the counties listed above we will not be able to assist at this time. If you have any questions you can call the Sheriff's Office and ask Sheriff Joe Rodriguez.
To ensure social distancing measures, the number of patrons scheduled will be limited, and we ask that appointment holders enter the building unaccompanied by others. Please call 208-799-3138 between 8am and 4pm to make an appointment. Employees will conduct screening prior to entry to our office. If you’ve been sick or in contact with anyone that possibly has Covid19, please reschedule your appointment. Callers should consider the following before requesting an appointment:
- New residents from out of state may wait at least 14 days after moving to the county prior to making their appointment.
- There is a 30-day grace period for CDLs and a 90-day grace period for Class D licenses and Identification cards.
- The Real ID compliant card deadline has been extended to October 1, 2021.
- Licenses expiring between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020 have been granted emergency extensions to June 30, 2020. Extension letters can be obtained at the ITD.IDAHO.GOV website.
Under certain circumstances, online renewals, duplicate or replacement cards, address updates, and driving records are available at ITD.IDAHO.GOV
DOT physicals and address updates can be emailed to ITD Driver's License or faxed to 208-334-8586.
Suspension or reinstatement questions can be answered by calling ITD at 208-334-8736 or 208-334-8000.
03-25-2020 Public access to Justice Services is limited to employees only until further notice. All other access is to be approved through the Director of Justice Services and those allowed to enter the building will be required to wear a mask. Clients can still contact our office by calling our duty phone, 208-413-0404. Thank you
The Prosecutor's Office will be closed to the general public starting March 17 until further notice. The Proseuctor's office phone lines will still be open for calls at 208‑799‑3073. All meetings with victims and witnesses will be rescheduled when possible or will be done via phone over the nest few weeks. Prosecutors will continue to appear at all required Court hearings. Full PDF Version
03-25-2020 Nez Perce County Treasurer's Office is closed to walk-in services. Office is fully staffed to serve the public by phone at 208-799-3030 (limited hours), mail or online.