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   Auditor's Office
Joesph R. MacLean
Joesph R. MacLean2
100 W. Broadway, Suite 2
Montesano, WA 98563

Main Line: (360) 249-4232

Office Hours
Open during lunch
Services may be limited during lunch 
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Election Day 8:30 - 8:30

The Auditor is responsible for the recording of documents, titles, and deeds; vehicle licensing; the issuance of marriage licenses; the conduct of all elections. The Auditor also provides accounting services, performs fiscal analysis, conducts audits, produces budget information documents and prepares final budgets, and compiles the Annual Financial Report. The Auditor is elected "at large" to a four-year term.

The Election Division plans, coordinates, and implements all election procedures to conduct each election. The department also maintains the files for all voter registration and all related transactions.

The Recording Division is responsible for the recording of all official public records and maintaining a permanent record of such documents. In addition, the department also issues marriage licenses.

The Licensing Division is an agent of the Washington State Department of Licensing and Department of Revenue, having responsibility for the collection of documentation, fees, sales/use tax and excise tax on motor vehicles and vessel transactions.

The Accounting Division supports the financial needs of the County, producing the annual financial report and County budget, accounts payable, and the centralized accounting system.

Our Mission 

We are dedicated to working together as a team to offer outstanding customer service, with the goal of continuous improvement in the delivery of those services.

We strive to maintain an upbeat attitude and are willing to grow personally and professionally. In doing this we strive to promote a positive work environment.
We function as one team, with each division supporting and complementing the other divisions. Our people are the key to our success, and we create opportunities for them to achieve their aspirations.

Helpful links to more information listed below:

 Vehicle Licensing
 Voter Registration 
 Department of Health 
 Grays Harbor Dept. of Health  
 COVID-19 information links