Jefferson County, Alabama

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Jefferson County Commission Declares State of Emergency To Close Courthouses To Public At the End Of Business Today

In an emergency meeting today the Jefferson County Commission voted to declare a state of emergency in the County due to the COVID-19 virus. This declaration allows for the Emergency Management Agency to implement its emergency powers asset out in Alabama Code 31-9-10 (1975). In addition, the Commission approved a resolution that will close the Jefferson County Courthouse and Bessemer Courthouse and its annex locations to the public following the close of business today – through April 6. Citizens are encouraged to do business on line where possible using the following links.

·        Jefferson County Website:

·        Renew your tag at

·        You will need to enter your tag number or driver’s license number. This includes boats and trailers. You may also renew by mail. Instructions are on the notice you receive. Please make checks out to Travis Hulsey, include proof of insurance and send to:

o  Jefferson County Department of Revenue

o  PO Box 11088

o  Birmingham,AL 35202-1088

·        Property information from Probate Court at:

·        Marriage certificates at

·        Court records at

·        Sewer bills may be paid online for current accounts at Click on "Pay My Bill". Questions contact:

Jefferson County operations will continue, and we are working with employees to determine essential personnel and employees that can continue to work from home.

We will continue to post updates of any information on our website