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Iron County COVID-19 Press Release

In order to comply with Governor Gary R. Herbert and the Center of Disease Control’s efforts in taking precautionary measures to help slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Iron County will be taking the following steps in order to keep our employees and citizens safe.

Iron County offices will remain open with the exception of the Senior Citizens Center as listed below. Please use precaution and do not come into any Iron County office if you are feeling ill. If you have a subpoena for a court hearing, please call 435-865-5310 to check the status.

For your safety and our employees’ safety, please remember that we can provide services by phone or by mail. We would like to encourage residents to use online services or to call our offices whenever possible. The following implementations to specific departments will take effect today until further notice:

Iron County Jail:
The Iron County Jail lobby is closed to visitors. Only medical personnel, law enforcement, and attorneys are allowed on-site. Visits to inmates are suspended until further notice. You may still utilize virtual at-home visits by using the following address.

Justice Court:
Use precaution if making payments in person. If possible, make payments online using the address below. Check the court calendar daily to see if changes have been made and please do not come to a hearing if you are not on the calendar. Court calendars have been recently updated and have been limited for the next 30 days.
Court Calendar:

Motor Vehicle Registrations:
Use precaution when visiting in person. License plate renewals are encouraged to be made by mail or online using the following addresses.
Iron County Assessor
P.O. Box 537
Parowan, Utah 84761

Iron County Visitor Center:
Open with normal hours Monday – Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, closed Saturdays until further notice. Focused on the safety of our visitors and staff, we are regularly sanitizing our public spaces and all frequently touched surfaces. You can help by following the hygiene guidelines from CDC and be mindful that if you or anyone in your household is feeling sick, that you please contemplate not coming to the Visitor Center at this time and utilize our website for trip planning options and details on activities during this time of social distancing.

Scheduled meetings in our West Conference room are at your own risk, however we highly recommend moving meetings to a virtual platform utilizing companies like Zoom or GoToMeetings.

Iron County Outdoor Recreation:
For those wanting to reserve a pavilion at Three Peaks or Woods Ranch, you can do so online at

Senior Citizens Center:
The Parowan and Cedar City Senior Citizen Offices will be closed until further notice. All scheduled activities are canceled at this time. Meals on Wheels will proceed as planned. Please call 435-586-0832 for any questions or concerns.

It is our goal and commitment to provide services, within reason, while ensuring our employees and citizens are safe. Please visit our website for additional information and please contact our offices for any questions and concerns.

The Iron County Commission will continue to monitor this evolving situation on an ongoing basis, and will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Click here to read the full PDF version of today’s press release.

2020 Notice of Election & Filing Information

I, Jonathan T. Whittaker, Iron County Clerk, hereby give notice pursuant to Utah Election code 20A-5-101 for the 2020 elections.

  1. Attached is a list of the offices to be filled at the regular general election to be held in the State of Utah on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
  2. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for qualified political party candidates begins on Friday, March 13, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 19, 2020, and;
  3. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for state and local school board candidates begins on Friday March 13, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 19, 2020, and;
  4. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for justices and judges of a court of record begins Wednesday July 1, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 2020, and;
  5. The Declaration of Intent to Gather Signatures period for qualified political party candidates begins on Thursday, January 2, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 19, 2020, and;
  6. Candidates must submit nomination petition signatures no later than 14 days before the day on which the qualified political party holds its convention to select candidates for the elective office.

More information can be found by clicking the links below:
2020 Grid Notice of Election
2020 Notice of Election

2019 Municipal Election Canvass Dates & Results

Below are the dates of each canvass within Iron County. Official results of each canvass will be posted throughout the week here as they become available.

Brian Head Canvass: November 12th at 1:00 PM – Brian Head Official Results

Cedar City Canvass: November 13th at 5:30 PM – Cedar City Official Results

Kanarraville Canvass: November 14th at 7:30 PM – Kanarraville Official Results

Paragonah Canvass: November 13th at 7:00 PM – Paragonah Official Results

Parowan Canvass: November 14th at 6:00 PM – Parowan Official Results