Orange County government offices will remain open, according to a news release, but will accommodate social-distancing recommendations that include having no more than 10 people in a specified area.
Residents are urged to use online services, email or phones to contact county offices. Contact numbers can be found at orangetexas.net.
The county tax office will be open to the public for title work only. Customers are asked to call (409) 882-7971 before coming to the tax office to ensure they have all the necessary paperwork to complete their transaction. A maximum of three customers will be allowed in the office at one time.
Property tax payments can be made with a credit or debit card online or by phone at (866) 549-1010, use bureau code 1122333. Payments made with a check, cashier’s check or money order can be left at our drop box outside the administration building or mailed to P.O. Box 1568 Orange, Texas 77631. Postmark dates will be honored as pay dates.
Vehicle registration can be renewed online at txdmv.gov. Temporary registration can be purchased from the website.
The District Clerk’s Office will remain open, but conduct business exclusively by email, phone and regular mail. This office can perform essential duties electronically and via phone and accept credit and debit as forms of payment. All jury trials have been suspended through the end of April. Contact the office at (409) 882-7825. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The County Clerk’s Office is requesting all business be done by phone (409) 882-7055, fax (409) 882-7012, email email@example.com, regular mail to 801 W Division, Orange 77630. Birth and death certificates can be requested by mail. Copies can be requested through the mail or email. Call the office for assistance.
The District Attorney’s Office will remain open to the public for business, but physical access to the office will be by appointment only. Citizens are asked to call (409) 883-6764 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to schedule an appointment. Prosecutors will also continue to be available to law enforcement for arrest warrants 24/7.