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Riley County District Court cannot issue marriage licenses at this time.
People who live in Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee, or Wyandotte County will get their marriage licenses through the District Court in their county:
People who live in other counties will now be able to choose from 14 court locations to get a marriage license:
Courts will receive applications by encrypted email or mail
Marriage license paperwork requires the applicant to provide a photo identification that includes personally identifiable information, such as date of birth, Social Security number, or driver’s license number. To protect this information, courts will begin an encrypted email exchange with the applicant through which the applicant will return completed paperwork.
If an applicant does not have email, courts will also send and receive paperwork by U.S. mail.
Fulfilling the oath requirement
Marriage license applicants previously were required to appear in person in the clerk of court’s office to swear an oath that includes affirming:
Under the new process, applicants will make this affirmation on paper.
Prior marriage license applications will not be processed
If a person submitted a marriage license application before courts closed to in-person contact on March 18, 2020, and the marriage license was not issued, the person will need to submit a new application to a court issuing marriage licenses using this new process. This applies even if the earlier application was submitted to a court that will now issue marriage licenses, and it is to ensure all requirements are met.
The 500-year floodplain is the potential flood area that has a .2% probability of occurring in any given year. It is an area that is not regulated by floodplain regulations and therefore building is permitted provided all other requirements of the County Zoning & Subdivision Regulations are met. One should always keep in mind that any area, even those outside of designated floodplains, can still flood. Even though the probability of such occurrences in these areas is generally lower, there can always be micro events and unusual circumstances that may occur to cause localized flooding of any property. For more information about the floodplain, please contact Steve Higgins at (785) 537-6332.