Upcoming Events and News

November 24th Jury Selection is Cancelled! Juror’s should NOT Report!

COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE

Effective immediately, Juniata County Government facilities will be open to the public by pre-arranged appointment only.  Individuals needing to conduct county related business must contact the office they need via telephone or email for specific instructions related to services for that office.  IF it is determined that the requested services must be conducted onsite, individuals will be provided with a specific date and time for their appointment. 

Juniata County will continue to utilize remote technologies and alternative delivery methods to provide as many services as possible until further notice.

All visitors with approved appointments must wear a face mask and observe social distancing protocols while on County property.

Drop Off/Pick Up Area:  The primary drop off and pick up area for essential documents will continue to be at the Bridge Street entrance of the County Courthouse unless other arrangements have been made.

County Courthouse Business:  Members of the public wishing to conduct business in the County Courthouse must contact the appropriate office listed below for a pre-arranged appointment and/or other instructions.  Upon arrival, individuals having pre-approved, scheduled appointments, must use the Bridge Street entrance of the Courthouse and check-in with security personnel.    Special accommodations will be made for handicapped individuals.

Assessment Office:  717 436-7740

Court Administration:  717 582-5143

District Attorney:  717 436-7725

Elections:  717 436-7706

GIS Department:  717 436-7764

Planning Department:  717 436-7729

Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts:  717 436-7715

Register and Recorders Office, Orphan’s Court, and Marriage License Applicants:  717 436-7709

Tax Claim:  717 436-7705

Courthouse Annex and Bousum Building Business:  Members of the public wishing to conduct business in the County Courthouse Annex or adjacent Bousum Building must contact the appropriate office listed below for a pre-arranged appointment and/or other instructions.  Upon arrival, individuals having pre-approved, scheduled appointments, must call the office number provided with their instructions.  Once the appointment is confirmed, individuals will be allowed to enter and exit the Annex front door located on Main Street and will be escorted to their destination.  Special accommodations will be made for handicapped individuals.  All approved visitors must exit using the Annex building front door located on Main Street.  All entrance doors for the Annex and Bousum Buildings and other offsite facilities will continued to be locked until further notice.

Commissioners:  717 436-7704

District Magistrate (Mifflintown Office):  717 436-7722

Domestic Relations:  717 436-7750

Elected Auditors:  717 436-7765

Fiscal Department:  717 436-7776

Human Services:  717 242-5452

Penn State Extension:  717 436-7744

Probation and Parole:  717 436-7716

Sheriff’s Office Including Gun Permits:  Please call 717 436-2213

Treasurer’s Office including Fishing, Hunting, and Dog Licenses:  717 436-7742

Veteran’s Affairs:  717 436-7728

Other County Facilities:  For specific instructions related to services and appointments for the offices listed below, individuals must call the numbers listed.  

Children & Youth:  717 436-7707

District Magistrate (Port Royal Office):  717 527-4949

Emergency Management and Street Addressing:  717 436-7770

The County Commissioners are urging all residents and business establishments to adhere to all health and safety guidelines as currently set forth for the COVID-19 pandemic by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  All days and hours of operation remain unchanged.


Domestic Relations Office Closed

The Domestic Relations Office is closed to the public until further notice. They will still be available by phone and email. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Commissioners’ Meeting Format Changes Due to COVID-19

This is a reminder that meetings of the County Commissioners continue to be held in the Commissioners’ Conference Room located in the Bousum Building, 26 N. Main St., Mifflintown, PA. However, they will be held in accordance with Resolution 2020-3, which states that the Commissioners’ weekly public meetings will be, until further notice, restricted to no more than a total of ten (10) person(s) in the Meeting Room at any given time. Members of the public wishing to participate in the meetings of the Board of County Commissioners scheduled for 10:00 A.M. are advised to do so by dialing 1-408-418-9388 (United States Toll) and entering the following access code when prompted (132 387 7388 for the November 17, 2020 meeting). Please monitor this website and the County’s Facebook page for possible changes to remote access information.

In the event it is not possible for a member of the public to utilize WEBEX or a similar solution, said individual must contact the Juniata County Chief Clerk / County Administrator in advance of a scheduled meeting with sufficient time to accommodate their attendance with compliance with Social Distancing Rules and Regulations (SDRR) to be accomplished by the use of telephone or other electronic participation. If unique arrangements need to be made, the Chief Clerk’s office may be reached via email at commissioners@juniataco.org or by calling 717 436-7704.

Agenda’s for the meetings may be found HERE.