UPDATE Nov. 12: "Due to an abundance of caution, the courthouse will continue to remain closed through Wednesday, Nov. 13," the Tillamook County Commissioners said. "We are reevaluating the closure on a daily basis as new information becomes available.
Property tax payments are due November 15. Citizens are encouraged to mail payments, but for every business day the County courthouse is closed, the County will extend the payment deadline by one business day.
UPDATE: The courthouse remains closed as the investigation continues into the unknown odor. Tillamook Circuit Court has set up limited operations at the Officer's Mess Hall at the Port of Tillamook Bay. More updates to follow.
The Tillamook County Courthouse at 201 Laurel Ave. in Tillamook is closed due to an unknown odor, according to a press release from Tillamook County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office said out of an abundance of caution for the health and welfare of the employees and visitors, the courthouse is closed until the odor can be identified and deemed safe.
All departments outside the courthouse are unaffected and will operate as normal.
The press release said county officials understand and apologizes for the significant inconvenience. And investigation is ongoing and details are limited at this time.
Please watch the County’s website at www.co.tillamook.or.us for the most current open/closure information.