County Counsel Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Columbia County Courthouse, 230 Strand, Room 318
St. Helens, Oregon 97051
The Columbia County Counsel’s Office provides legal advice and services to elected and appointed County officials. We cannot provide legal advice to citizens. For your convenience, we have added links to commonly requested information and documents, below.
The County Counsel’s Office handles property tax foreclosures and surplus property for sale for the County. We have information only related to property tax foreclosures. We cannot assist or provide information related to mortgage or bank foreclosures.
The County Counsel’s Office processes petitions for road vacations. Please follow the link for information and documents on how to apply for a road vacation.
The County Counsel’s Office processes applications for Public Road Event permits. Please follow the link above for information on what constitutes a public road event and to find the application form for a public road event.