Read the Press Release (PDF) from the Manistee County Court Administrator regarding closing of the Courthouse and continuing operations of all courts.
11/12/2020 Press Release - Courthouse and Government Center Closed to Public
Read the Press Release (PDF) from the County Controller/Administrator with information on closing the Courthouse and Government Center with listing of all departments for easy access to phone numbers to make arrangements to still be able to conduct business.
Courthouse and Government Coronavirus Policy:
Public health and safety is our number one concern here in Manistee County, and in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the recent orders by Governor Whitmer, and recommendations from our Public Health Officers, it is clear that our objective must be to promote social distancing to limit the spread of this virus. This change in operations represents our commitment to protecting our residents and employees to the extent possible, while maintaining essential county services.
All services that can be conducted alternatively (U.S. Mail, online, or by phone) or delayed should be handled in that manner. The public should contact the office or court in which they have business in order to determine whether such business can be delayed, conducted over the phone or online.
Please continue to visit our website for information regarding department services and for updates on the status of Manistee County operations.
All visitors to the building will be screened before entry. Please arrive early and a Sheriff's Deputy will assist you with the screening process.
Questions may be directed to the County Controller/Administrator Office at 231-398-3504
Emergency Preparedness Plan:
The Preparedness and Response Plan was adopted by the Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting on May 19, 2020. This plan is required to help ensure a safe opening for all employees and for the general public that will be coming in our building.