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As a service oriented division of your local government, the City Clerk’s Office assists and supports the public and City departments by making available the records necessary for the City to advance its administrative, legal, and legislative functions.

Council Meetings
The Clerk's Office coordinates the preparation and distribution of official City Council agendas, legal and legislative documents, and City Council minutes. Agendas and agenda reports are available at City Hall, on-line, at the Sheriff's Station at 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway, and at the Valencia, Newhall and Canyon Country branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library.

As the Chief Election Officer, it is the duty of the City Clerk to conduct Municipal Elections in accordance with the Santa Clarita Municipal Code, the Elections Code, and the Political Reform Act of 1974. General municipal elections are held in April of the even number years. The City Clerk is the filing officer for Campaign Disclosure and conflict of interest statements required by the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Council Appointments
The City Clerk's Office coordinates the recruitment process for the City's Planning Commission, the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, the Arts Commission, and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel, as well as the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District Board of Trustees and the North County Transportation Coalition. As vacancies occur, notices are posted at City Hall, at the three Santa Clarita Public Library branches, online, and published in The Signal newspaper. Applications must be submitted by an established deadline and must be accompanied by three letters of reference.

Public Records
The City Clerk is the records custodian for the City. Access to all records including ordinances, resolutions, minutes, agreements, election-related documents, campaign disclosure filings, statements of economic interest, as well as records of other departments is provided through the City Clerk’s Office. If you would like to request a copy or inspect public records, please complete an online request or contact the City Clerk’s Office at (661) 255-4391.

Municipal Code
The City Clerk’s Office coordinates updating the Santa Clarita Municipal Code. The Municipal Code is a compilation of city laws and regulations and is accessible at city hall and on-line.

Other Duties
The City Clerk administers oaths of office, attests and seals official documents, receives and files petitions, appeals, claims and lawsuits against the City.

Please contact the Santa Clarita City Clerk’s Office at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Suite120, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.

Phone: 661-255-4391
Fax: 661-255-4938

Services Provided by County of Los Angeles
To better serve the public, the City Clerk notes that the following services are not provided by the City Clerk nor the City of Santa Clarita, but are provided by the County of Los Angeles:

  • Animal Regulation: (661) 257-3191
  • Assessor’s Office: (818) 833-6000
  • Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates: (818) 374-7176
  • District Attorney: (661) 253-7244
  • Family Law Department: (818) 898-2664
  • Jury Line: (661) 253-7317
  • Passports
  • LA County Courthouse: (661) 253-7306
  • Civil: (661) 253-7312
  • Criminal: (661) 253-7308
  • Small Claims: (661) 253-7309
  • Business License - LA County: (661) 253-7342
  • Traffic: (661) 253-7306
  • Voter Information: (562) 466-1323

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Last updated: 10/31/2014 3:46:49 PM