As an elected, record-keeping officer, the City Clerk and staff are responsible for the preparation, execution, and archiving of all City Council documents as prescribed by State law and City Code.
These duties include:
Birth certificates remain on file at Beardstown City Hall or the Cass County Clerk's Office for any person born in Cass County.
A certified copy can be requested for a copy fee. The City of Beardstown fees are: $5.00 for the first certified copy, $2.00 for each additional certified copy.
Death certificates remain on file at Beardstown City Hall or the Cass County Clerk's Office for any person who's death occurred within Cass County, IL.
A certified copy can be requested for a copy fee. The City of Beardstown fees are: $9.00 for the first certified copy, $6.00 for each additional certified copy.
How Do I Get a Copy of a Birth or Death Certificate?
Certified copies of birth or death certificates can be requested in person at the Beardstown City Clerk's Office at 105 E. 3rd St. Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Certified copies can also be requested by mail. The written request should contain the name of the individual, date of birth / date of death, parents' names including mother's maiden name, number of copies requested, and a check or money order made payable to the City of Beardstown and can be sent to:
Beardstown City Clerk
PO Box 467
Beardstown, IL 62618
For more information, please contact the Beardstown City Clerk's Office at (217) 323-3110.
Fines are due in full within seven days of violation.
Types of Payment
The Beardstown City Clerk's Office will accept cash, check, money orders and cashier's checks.
105 W. 3rd St
Beardstown, IL 62618-1142
Phone: (217) 323-3110
Fax: (217) 323-4029
If you do not pay your fine by the due date, your account will be turned over to the city attorney for further action.
The City Clerk's Office is responsible for public records and other information, including all resolutions and ordinances that are adopted by the City Council. Public records and other information can be requested from the City Clerk's Office by submitting a formal written request.
For more information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (217) 323-3110.
Ph: (217) 323-3110
Fx: (217) 323-4029