FAQ Topic: Public Information
The Williams County GIS Department creates and manages geospatial data and maps for the County. Downloadable and online maps, including the Address and Parcel Explorer (formerly known as the Parcel Viewer), can be accessed by clicking here.
For a schedule of Williams County public meetings and events, please visit the Calendar.
Agendas for public meetings held in 2021 can be downloaded from our Meetings Portal as they are released by each board, commission, or committee. To obtain agendas from public meetings held prior to January 2021, please contact the Communications Department. Historical agendas will be added to the Meetings Portal in the near future.
Minutes from public meetings held in 2021 can be downloaded from our Meetings Portal as they are released by each board, commission, or committee. To obtain minutes from public meetings held prior to January 2021, please contact the Communications Department. Historical minutes will be added to the Meetings Portal in the near future.
Ordinances and resolutions passed by the Williams County Board of County Commissioners can be found by searching our virtual Document Center. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please contact the Auditor’s Office.
For information about the law regarding dogs as a public nuisance and how to file a complaint, please visit the ND Courts website.
Open records requests can be made by contacting the Department that would have the information. If you are requesting information from a board or commission, or unsure of which Department the request applies to, then please contact the Communications Department. For more information about open records requests, visit the North Dakota Attorney General’s website.
Williams County does not provide copies of birth certificates. Certified copies of North Dakota birth certificates can only be obtained from the ND Department of Health’s Division of Vital Records.
Marriage licenses can only be obtained in-person at the Auditor’s Office and both parties must be presented. For more information, please visit the Marriage Licenses webpage. To request a certified copy of a marriage license, please complete this form.