Agency Operating Adjustments during Covid-19

Next update is expected June 3rd, 2020 about 5 pm

Visiting Us

The following County Buildings are closed to the general access until at least June 3rd, 4:30 PM. Buildings will be open to the public for regular business beginning 7:30 AM, Thursday, June 4. This includes the Hamilton County Judicial Center, Old Courthouse, Hamilton County Health Department, Hamilton County Highway Department, Hamilton County Soil & Conservation District, Purdue Extension Office, and Hamilton County Weights & Measures. See announcements below for exceptions related to specific agencies; such as, Courts, Parks & Recreation, and Household Hazardous Waste.

  • Access is allowed for employees and those citizens with an appointment, or those with a court hearing. 
  • Points of Entry: For the Judicial Center, use the Main Entrance on the East Side of the building. For the Old Courthouse, use the West Door of the Courthouse.
  • Individuals entering the Judicial Center or the Old Courthouse must:
    • wear masks while in the building (You need to provide your own mask),
    • maintain social distancing of 6 feet, 
    • sanitizing hands with hand sanitizer provided at the screening post,
    • may be required to have their temperature checked at the discretion of the officers at the screening post. Anyone with a temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit will not be allowed into the building.
  • Public hours at both buildings will be limited to 7:30AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday.
  • Voters will also be allowed into the Judicial Center for early voting which starts on Tuesday, May 26th and on Election Day Tuesday, June 2nd. Voters will not be required to wear a face mask or submit to temperature check. Voters will be required to sanitize hands. Hand sanitizing stations will be provided at front door of Judicial Center.

Events and Cancellations:

Many in-person County Government meetings and events have been cancelled. Please check our County Calendar for the current status of any event.  

Specific Operational Changes:

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    ATTENTION CARMEL VOTERS! Location change for Mohawk Hills Precinct.

    Posted on May 29, 2020

    The polling location for Mohawk Hills Precinct has been changed to the First Baptist Church at 1010 E 126th Street. Read on...
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    Hamilton County Parks Reopening Schedule

    Posted on May 27, 2020

    Please see our list for services resuming between now and July 4th. Our parks, trails and restrooms are open. Please continue to practice social distancing. Park guests are asked to place trash in lined receptacles only. Read on...
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    Hamilton County Extends Closure of County Buildings

    Posted on May 19, 2020

    Access Limited to Employees, Voters, Appointments, and Court Hearings. The Hamilton County Commissioners voted Monday (May 18th) to extend the closure of county buildings to the general public until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3rd. Read on...
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    Clerk's Office Covid-19 Update

    Posted on May 18, 2020

    The Clerk’s Office has implemented an emergency plan to support social distancing. They are also now accepts credit cards. Refer to their Emergency Plan document for various service options and payment methods. Read on...
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    Hamilton Circuit and Superior Courts COVID-19 Update

    Posted on May 18, 2020

    In response to concerns about COVID-19, the Hamilton Circuit and Superior Courts have declared an emergency operations plan which will change the way in which we operate. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Operations at Household Hazardous Waste

    Posted on May 12, 2020

    Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Center is by Appointment Only. We now provide online scheduling for these appointments. The General Recycling Area is still self-serve and open from 8am to 8pm, daily. Read on...
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    Thousands of Hamilton County Residents Assigned New Polling Locations

    Posted on May 12, 2020

    More Sites Could Mean Shorter Lines & Better Social Distancing. Close to 88,000 voters in Hamilton County will have a new polling location for the Primary Election on Tuesday, June 2nd. Read on...
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    Property Taxes Due Monday, May 11th

    Posted on April 30, 2020

    Property taxes are due for residents in the State of Indiana on Monday, May 11th. However, an executive order issued by Governor Eric Holcomb gives those who need extra time in making those payments an extra 60 days without penalty. Read on...
  9. Upcoming Election

    New Satellite Locations Announced for June 2nd Primary Election

    Posted on April 27, 2020

    New Satellite Locations have been selected for the June 2nd Primary Election. Residents are still encouraged to Vote by Absentee Ballot; you can apply for an absentee ballot until May 21st at Read on...
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    Hamilton County Encourages Residents to Conduct Business Online

    Posted on March 20, 2020

    Hamilton County Encourages Residents to Conduct Business Online New Webpage Offers Complete List of Online Services Read on...
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