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Wake County News > Posts > Wake County Government and Courts Functions to Relocate
June 05
Wake County Government and Courts Functions to Relocate

The Wake County Justice Center, 300 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, will open ahead of schedule and about $30 million under budget this summer. The building will serve as a prominent place for residents to participate in the judicial system, access public records and engage in local government activities. Services in the Justice Center will open in phases between Wednesday, June 12, 2013, and Monday, July 1, 2013.

As of Wednesday, June 12, 2013, the Justice Center is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Each person entering the Justice Center will be required to go through security screening. Weapons and items such as mace, scissors and knives are prohibited in the Justice Center.

The Register of Deeds and Revenue Department were the first County services to relocate and opened in the Justice Center on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Regular sessions of all traffic and Criminal Court proceedings will begin on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.

The County government, courts and court services listed below are moving to the Justice Center. Services that are not listed will remain in their current location.


County Services
Begin Service
in the Justice Center

Location
Budget and Management Services Friday, June 28 4th Floor
Commissioners' Meeting Room Monday, July 1 2nd Floor
County Attorney Monday, July 1 4th Floor
County Commissioners Monday, June 24 4th Floor
County Manager Monday, June 24 4th Floor
Finance (and Bids) Monday, July 1 2nd Floor
Marriage and Vital Records Wednesday, June 12 1st Floor
Public Affairs Office Wednesday, June 26 4th Floor
Register of Deeds Wednesday, June 12 1st Floor
Revenue Wednesday, June 12 3rd Floor

Courts and Court Services
Begin Service
in the Justice Center

Location
Clerk of Court – Cashier Monday, June 17 2nd Floor
Clerk of Court – Criminal District Monday, June 17 1st Floor
Clerk of Superior Court Administration Monday, June 17 2nd Floor
District Attorney Wednesday, June 19 8th Floor
Jury Assembly Tuesday, July 2 3rd Floor
Probation and Parole Tuesday, July 2 3rd Floor
Public Defender Monday, June 17 5th Floor
Southlight Tuesday, July 2 2nd Floor
Traffic Tickets Tuesday, July 2 1st Floor

A Grand Opening, which will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tours, is scheduled for Monday, July 1, 2013, at 11 a.m. A public preview and county services expo will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013, from noon to 3 p.m. The public is invited to both events. View further details here.

A video about the Justice Center, from groundbreaking to completion, is now available on the Wake County YouTube channel www.YouTube.com/WakeGOV.


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