Davis County Admin Building
61 South Main Street (Suite 301)
Farmington, Utah 84025
Davis County Commission
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah 84025
Commission meetings are held every Tuesday at 10 AM at the Davis County Administration Building
For information about upcoming elections, visit our VOTER GUIDE.
For county election information, go to the election website or contact the elections office (county clerk).
A three-member elected Board of Commissioners is the governing body. All Commissioners serve four-year terms, which overlap to enhance continuity for the governing board. Department Heads reporting to the Commissioners serve as exempt (appointed) non-merit employees. According to Utah Code 17-53-106, County Commissioners have general oversight to insure compliance with County rules, policies and ordinances. Seven other Elected Officials have authority to direct and supervise their respective elected offices and their Deputies while performing the professional duties to which they were elected.
Commissioners approve the adoption and amendments to the budget; they also serve as the legislative body, the property tax Board of Equalization, and regulate business licensing in the unincorporated areas of the County.
Regular Commission meetings are held every Tuesday at 10 AM at the Davis County Admin Building. In addition, they meet monthly with one of the 15 city councils to become better informed and make themselves available to those they serve.
Cities in Davis County:
Departments / Elected Officials
There are seven elected officials, shown on the organizational chart (County organization); all serve four-year terms and are eligible for re-election in the same County-wide elections as the Commissioners. Chief Deputies serving each of these elected officials are also exempt (appointed) non-merit employees.
Administrative Officers reporting to the Commissioners serve as exempt (appointed) non-merit employees. These individuals are responsible for the daily management of the various services and programs provided by these officers within the County.
The Assessor is responsible for Real Property, Property Search, Personal Property, Greenbelt and an Annual Report.
The Clerk/Auditor serves as the chief financial and budget officer of the County and administers the County financial system.
Recorder “The mission of the Office of County Recorder of Davis County is to provide the citizens of Davis County, Utah, protection, preservation, and presentation of the official records of Davis County administered by this office in accordance with statutory requirements, in the most efficient, professional, and cost effective manner.”
Surveyor The Surveyor’s Office is the public records steward of survey records for Davis County. This includes all maps of survey, road records, subdivisions, condominiums, partitions, and property line adjustments. The Surveyor’s Office ensures conformity with state law and local ordinances prior to filing of maps and plats. We restore and maintain government corners, perform geodetic surveys, and provide professional support and guidance to the public on surveying matters.
Treasurer The Treasurer takes care of property taxes, county funds and tax information. The County Treasurer is responsible for the collection, safekeeping, and investing of all County funds. The County Commission, Clerk/Auditor, and Treasurer work together to insure compliance required by the Utah Fiscal Procedures Act.
Services The County provides a diversified range of county-wide services as well as certain municipal type services which are provided only in the unincorporated areas of the County. Examples of county-wide services include the following:
- General government services provided by the elected officials such as property tax assessing and collecting, auditing, budgeting, elections, marriage licenses, passports, real estate records, surveying, criminal justice services, and ordinance enactment and enforcement.
- Educational Services (such as libraries and agricultural extension)
- Social Service (such as senior programs)
- Recreation and tourism services (such as golf courses, tourism and travel facilities, County Fair activities)
- County support services (such as human resources, information systems, finance, purchasing and facilities management)
- Public Safety services (such as correctional facilities, emergency 911, police protection, paramedic and ambulance, emergency medical, and animal control)
- Public Health services (such as mental health and substance abuse – provided by contract, clinical, nursing, dental health, vehicle inspection and maintenance, environmental health, and also health education and promotion)
- Public Works services (such as flood control and noxious weeds) – Municipal type services include fire protection, public works (road construction and maintenance), building inspection, and business licenses. These services are funded by property and sales taxes and user fees generated by the citizens of the unincorporated are of the County. They are accounted for in the Special Service Area Fund.