County Clerk

Marriage Information 04/07/20

Williamson County Clerk's office will be open for 
marriages only on Thursday, April 9, by appointment only.  To make an appointment, the customer will need to contact our office at 615-790-5766.
New Vehicle Registration  04/07/20

our office will be open for new vehicle registration only on Tuesday, April 14, by appointment only.  To make an appointment, the customer will need to contact our office at 615-790-5766.

IMPORTANT EMISSIONS TESTING SUSPENSION INFORMATION (3/20/2020)

In order to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19, Governor Lee issued Executive Order No. 15 on March 19th that extends motor vehicle registrations that expire between  March 12, 2020 through May 18, 2020. The new expiration date, for registrations that expired between these two dates, is now June 15, 2020. Therefore, the requirements for vehicle emissions testing are suspended until further notice.  The Division of Air Pollution Control will update this notice with details as to when vehicle emissions testing
 services will resume in the near future. The Division of Air Pollution Control will work to ensure that testing services are available in enough time for vehicles to be tested prior to the extended registration due dates. Please call 866-329-9632 with any questions. 
The health of Williamson County citizens is a primary concern of Williamson County Government and the County Clerk’s Office. In accordance with the recommendation from the CDC to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Virus, the County Clerk’s Office will only be permitting ten (10) individuals to enter the County Clerk’s office at one time, effective March 17, 2020. 

Individuals waiting for entry are encouraged to adhere to the recommended 6-foot social distancing rule. 

Individuals can renew by mail to the following address.

 

Williamson County Clerk

P.O. Box 624

Franklin, TN 37065


 
Additionally, renewals are available on-line: www.tncountyclerk.com
You will need to click on the tab marked Williamson County.

Emission Program Testing Elimination UPDATE – March 10,2020

The State Implementation Plan revisions eliminating the vehicle emissions testing program were submitted to the EPA on February 27, 2020. The program will end 120 days after the EPA approves the State Implementation Plan revisions.

Responsibilities & Services

The Williamson County Clerk is a Tennessee constitutionally elected official who serves the residents of Williamson County for a four-year term. The County Clerk has many important functions, such as:

·        County Commission Meeting Duties

o   Prepare Commission Meeting packets

o   Advertise and send required notices for Meetings and Resolutions

o   Record and Maintain County Commission meeting minutes

·        Issue New County Business Licenses

·        Collect Hotel/Motel and Short Term Rental Property Taxes

·        Collect Cable/Franchise Taxes

·        Beer Board Duties

o   Advertise and send required notices for Meetings and Resolutions

o   Record and Maintain Beer Board meeting minutes

o   Issue county beer permits

·        Collect Beer Tax

·        Issue and Maintain Marriage Licenses

·        Maintain Records of various Utility Districts throughout the county

·        Notaries

·        Making required Records available to the public

o   County Commission Meeting Packets and Minutes

o   Beer Board Meeting Minutes

o   Marriage Licenses

o   Utility Information

o   Non-Profit Organization Audits

o   Notaries

·        Process Motor Vehicle Titles and Registrations

*All Motor Vehicle Registrations are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the TN Department of Revenue

o   Title and Register vehicles purchased from dealerships and individuals

o   Register vehicles for New Residents or Those Relocating to Williamson County

o   Collect applicable Sales Tax

·        Issue Duplicate Titles

·        Renew Motor Vehicle Licenses

o   In Office

o   Online – https://secure.tncountyclerk.com/platerenewals/platerenewals.php

o   By Mail

o   Kiosks – Brentwood, Fairview, Franklin, Nolensville & Spring Hill

·        Initial Registration of Boats and Personal Watercrafts

o   Register watercraft purchased from dealerships and individuals

o   Register watercraft for New Residents or Those Relocating to Williamson County

o   Collect applicable Sales Tax

·        Issue Handicap License Plates and Placards

·        Renew Handicap License Plates and Placards

o   In Office

o   By Mail

o   Online - https://secure.tncountyclerk.com/placards/index.php