55 South Main Street
P.O. Box 77
Panguitch, Utah 84759
Commission Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 10:00 a.m. at the Commission Chambers in the Courthouse.
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).
The Garfield County Commission is the legislative body for the county. The commissioners develop and approve public policies, county budgets and matters pertaining to county employees. The Commission consists of three Commissioners, one of which acts as the Commission Chairperson.
Cities and Towns in Garfield County
Departments / Elected Officials
The Garfield County Assessor’s Office is responsible for assessing the taxable value of personal and real property in the county. Real property includes residential, commercial and agricultural land and buildings.
The Garfield County Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting felony, misdemeanor and juvenile crimes that occur within the county. The office also provides legal services and representation for Garfield County’s government departments. The office staff consists of one full-time attorney, one part-time attorney and one assistant.
The Garfield County Auditor’s Office is charged with directing the finances for the county. This includes the preparing and tracking of budgets, recording all financial transactions and statements, and auditing departments countywide. The Auditor’s Office also oversees taxpayer appeals for the Garfield County Board of Equalization. The process allows residents to appeal the fair market value of their home as determined by the county assessor.
The Garfield County Clerk’s Office oversees all countywide elections, the issuance of marriage licenses and the processing of passports. The clerk’s office is also tasked with preparing and taking official minutes of meetings held by the Garfield County Commission.
The Garfield County Recorder’s Office records and maintains all documents and maps pertaining to real estate property (real property), military records and mining documents. For assessment purposes, the Recorder’s Office maintains a set of ownership plats showing current ownership of all private land parcels within the county. The office maintains cross-referenced indexes of all records, which date back to 1882. The documents and maps are open for public inspection and copies are available for purchase (copies of military records are available for free).
The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office delivers law enforcement services to the citizens of Garfield County using the highest level of professionalism and courtesy.
The Garfield County Surveyor has the responsibility of accepting and filing record of survey plats, providing survey data to the public and private surveyors, and overseeing GPS data collection.
The Garfield County Treasurer’s Office bills and collects payments for real property taxes for current years as well as previous years. The Treasurer’s Office also distributes taxes to county entities, processes refunds for overpaid taxes, and receipts and deposits funds from all county departments.