County Operations During Covid-19

FAQs
FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions regarding County Services during COVID-19 pandemic

Limited County Operations

Department Hours Of Operation Limited Public Access Expected Reopen Services Available Phone
Department Hours Of Operation Limited Public Access ExpectedReopen Services Available Phone
Child Support Services Normal Business Hours Effective March 18, 2020 4/17/20 Lobby open for payments via kiosk and dropping off legal fileings (866) 901-3212
(866) 399-4096


TCAG Normal Business Hours Services available by phone and email. (559) 623-0450
Board of Supervisors Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 April 4, 2020 Board Chambers and lobby will remain open for public access during Board of Supervisors meetings. Otherwise lobbies are closed. To serve the County of Tulare with either a Complaint or Claim please call (559) 636-5000 or email ClerkoftheBoard@co.tulare.ca.us (559) 636-5000
Auditor-Controller / Treasurer-Tax Collector Normal Business Hours June 1, 2020 To protect the public and department staff from contracting COVID-19, the Tax Collector recommends the continued practice of social distancing when conducting business at the public service counters. (559) 636-5200
Assessor/Clerk Recorder's Office Normal Business Hours June 1, 2020 Public service counters will reopen Monday, June 1, 2020.Out of consideration for the health and safety of the public and county staff, the Assessor/Clerk-Recorder is urging those wanting to obtain applications or documents from the Clerk's Office to first seek their availability on its website at tularecounty.ca.gov/clerkrecorder. If conducting business in person at the public service counters is essential, the Assessor/Clerk-Recorder recommends the continued practice of social distancing. (559) 636-5100
Tulare County Sheriff's Office Normal Business Hours Effective March 20, 2020 TBD Suspending LiveScan Operations and Restricting Lobby Traffic. Suspended In-Person Visitation at all Jail & Facilities. (559) 802-9400
(559) 740-4450


Tulare County Library Closed to the Public Effective March 24, 2020 TBD Library Staff available by email questions@tularecountylibrary.org and Library Administration by phone (559) 713-2720. Library and Literacy information and services available on our website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. (559) 713-2720
Ag Commissioner/Sealer's Office Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD Inspections, pesticide permits, wieghts and measures will be avaiable under social distancing guidelines. (559) 684-3350
District Attorney - Public Administrator Normal Business Hours Effective March 29, 2020 TBD Services available by phone and email. (559) 636-5494
Tulare County Fire Department Normal Business Hours Effective March 16, 2020 TBD All locations will be closed to public except for emergency services (559) 802-9800
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD Visit HHSA website for a full list of available programs and services. (559) 624-8000
County Administrative Office Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD Services available by phone and email. (559) 636-5005
Public Defender's Office Normal Business Hours Effective March 17, 2020 TBD Business and services will continue. All contacts will be handled by phone as much as possible. (559) 636-4500
Tulare County Probation Department Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD County Civic Center: (559) 713-2750
Juvenile Justice Center: (559) 735-1525


Resource Management Agency Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD By phone, email or appointment only. Includes County Road Yards and Permit Center (559) 624-7000
General Services Agency and County Parks Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD Services available by phone or email. Tulare County Museum and Surplus Stores is CLOSED. All County Parks reservations canceled. Blach Park is open for day use only beginning May 22, 2020. (559) 205-1100
County Counsel Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD County Counsel Office services are available by phone or email. (559) 636-4950
Registrar of Voters Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD Lobby is closed to the public. Voter registration available online. Services available by phone or email. (559) 624-7300
Solid Waste Normal Business Hours Effective March 23, 2020 TBD Tulare County Landfills and Transfer Stations are maintaining normal business hours. Visalia landfill 6:00am - 4:00pm M-F and 8:00am - 4:00pm Saturdays Teapot Dome landfill 7:00am - 4:00pm M-F and 8:00am - 4:00pm Saturdays Mountain site transfer stations are maintaining normal hours of operations. (559) 624-7195