County Operations (Updated)

Status of the Courthouse Square Building

Although the Courthouse Square building is open to the public, state mitigation efforts are continuously evolving and are subject to change. Therefore, it is recommended that you contact the office you plan to visit to verify it is open to the public or operating by appointment only. Phone numbers for County offices can be acces_sed by visiting the individual department listings on this website.

Status of the Courthouse Building and Family Court Center

The Court has declared a local judicial emergency. All judicial facilities (Courthouse, Family Court Center, and magisterial district courts) are generally open to the public, subject to certain restrictions and limitations as set forth in the most recent emergency judicial operations Administrative Order. For more information, including the Administrative Order, please access the following website: http://www.washingtoncourts.us

Members of the public are still encouraged to conduct their business at a judicial facility remotely, if possible.

Board of Commissioners' Public Meetings

In accordance with Pennsylvania Act 15 of Governor Wolfs COVID-19 mitigation, all public meetings can be conducted by virtual means until further notice. Currently, the Board of Commissioners are meeting in person and allowing virtual participation. Since the Courthouse Square building is reopened to the public, individuals are welcome to attend in person but must follow CDC guidelines related to indoor gatherings, wear a mask, and practice social distancing.

If you choose to participate virtually, rather than in person, please submit your questions and/or concerns by emailing Cynthia Griffin at griffinc@co.washington.pa.us or submit by mail to Chief Clerk, 100 West Beau Street, Suite 702, Washington, PA 15301, up to 12 noon on the Tuesday prior to the public meeting. Emails received after the deadline will not be addressed.

The public Board of Commissioners' meetings are currently being livestreamed on their Facebook page.

Contact Us

  1. John Haynes
    Chief of Staff

    Courthouse Square
    100 West Beau Street
    Suite 702
    Washington, PA 15301

    Phone: (724) 228-6724
    Fax: (724) 228-6965

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm