Appointment Phone Listing - In Person Service
Eaton County has issued a local State of Emergency. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 all access to the Eaton County buildings will be limited to appointment only services. If you have a previously scheduled appointment or need to schedule one please contact the appropriate department listed below.
Barry-Eaton District Health Department
General COVID-19 Questions - call state hotline: 1-866-535-6136
All other calls: 517-543-2430
Health Services, Communicable Diseases, Environmental Services, Well and Septic, Restaurant Food Safety Inspections
Stray/ Abandon dogs, Animal Adoptions, Animal Bites/Vicious Animals, Animal Cruelty/Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Dogs/Livestock at Large
Board of Commissioners
Elected officials, Policy, Budget
Election, Concealed Pistol License (CPL), Death Certificates, Marriage License, Birth Certificates, Restitution Payments, Notary Public, Genealogy Research, DD214 Filings.
Central Dispatch (911)
Civil cases over $25,000, Criminal Felonies, High Court Misdemeanors, Family Court, Domestic Relations Cases, Judge Cunningham, Judge Cunningham
Circuit Court Clerk
Circuit Court Filings (Motions, Orders), Personal Protection Orders, Application to Set Aside Conviction
Circuit Court Probation
Probationary services for all 56th Circuit Court cases.
Sentencing alternatives non-violent offenders: Drug Court, Veterans Treatment Court, Felony Sobriety Court, Swift and Sure Sanctions Program
Planning and Zoning, Economic Development, Housing, Veterans Services
Construction Ordinances, Building, Electrical, Mechanical and/or Plumbing Permits, Inspections
County Administration, Human Resources, Payroll, Budget, County Financial Statements
District Court (56A)
Phone: 517-543-4064 (Civil)
All adult misdemeanors where punishment does not exceed one year. Civil cases up to $25,000 including small claims disputes up to $6,000 and landlord/tenant disputes. Civil infractions, including traffic and parking violations. Preliminary examinations in felony cases.
District Court Probation
Probationary services for all 56A District Court cases.
Phone: 517-543-3886 or 517-543-3870
Constructing And Maintenance Public Storm, Drains Soil Erosion Permits, Storm Water Reviews, Assessment Questions
Equalization & Property Description
Legal Property Descriptions, Property Name Changes, PA 116 Applications
Emergency Number: 911
Non-Emergency Phone: 517-543-5341
Emergency Operations Plan, Coordinate Disaster Response , Emergency Recovery Programs
Friend of the Court
Phone: 517-543-7500, x1333
Child Support, Establishing/Enforce/Modify Child Support Orders, Child Custody, Child Care Expenses, Child Support, Domicile, Parenting Time, Uninsured Medical Costs
Jury Duty And Service Information For Circuit, District Probate Courts
Juvenile Delinquency Cases, Child Protection Proceedings, Adoptions
Parks & Recreation Department
Eaton County Parks Events/Registrations.
Eaton County building and grounds maintenance.
Phone: 517-543-7500, ext. 1276
Wills, Deceased Estates & Trusts, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Involuntary Treatment of Mentally Ill, Name Change, Emancipation, Secret Marriage, Delayed Registration of Birth
Authorizes and prosecutes criminal matters before the District and Circuit Courts; juvenile delinquency, parental neglect, establish paternity, Economic Crimes Unit
Public Defender Office
Legal representation to persons who cannot afford a private attorney and are charged with criminal offenses that may result in a jail sentence.
Register of Deeds
Recording - Legal Real Estate Documents, Passports
Resource Recovery - Recycling
Recycling, Waste Management
Phone: 517-543-5247 (Records)
517-543-7500, x1351 (to reach a Deputy)
Law Enforcement, Jail, Inmate Information, Fingerprints, Background Checks, Records, Police Reports, Accident/Crime Reports, Gun Purchase Permits
GIS Mapping Services, Network, Computer, Phone Support.
County Fund Management, Records Revenue, Delinquent Property Taxes, Property Tax Rolls and Certifications, Dog Licensing
Veterans Compensation, Death benefits, Education, Insurance, Medical, Pension
Youth Services & Facility
Phone: 517-543-3244, X1465
Youth services and secure environment. Community Based Treatment, Day Treatment, Detention, Residential Treatment, LINK Program, Visitation
For other agencies providing services in Eaton County but may not fall under the Eaton County Local Emergency Policy please contact the agency directly.
Community Mental Health Link to page
Continuum of Care Link to page
Eaton Conservation District Link to page
Eaton County Land Bank Authority Link to page
EATRAN Link to page
Health & Rehabilitation Services - ECHRS Link to page
Historical Commission Link to page
Medical Examiner Link to page
MSU Extension Office Link to page
Eaton County Road Commission Link to page
Tri-County Office on Aging Link to page