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City Clerk

We accept, file, record, and maintain all municipal records for Boston. For the public, we sell various licenses and permits and can notarize and attest to documents.

COVID-19 UPDATE: As of Monday, March 30, 2020, the City Clerk’s Office will temporarily relocate its public information counter to the 2nd Floor, Window #2, at City Hall.

All transactions will be conducted by appointment only. Please contact our office at 617-635-4601 to schedule an appointment. The window hours on the second floor will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. However, our office remains open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for any questions, inquiries, or to schedule an appointment.

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1 City Hall Square
Room 601
Boston MA  02201-2014
United States
Temporary Cashier hours
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Public notices

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Governor Charlie Baker announced an emergency order modifying the State’s Open Meeting Law. The order order suspends the requirement for public access to the physical location where a public meeting is taking place, provided there are other means of access. Read the emergency order.

We add information on City of Boston public meetings and hearings to the public notices section of our website.

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Our office maintains public records, including all information related to the City Council. Learn more about posting notices for public meetings and hearings.

Upcoming meetings and hearings

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Mar 31

City Council Committee on Government Operations Working Session on Docket #0226

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Apr 2

KIPP Academy Charter School Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting

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Apr 7

City Council Committee on Government Operations hearing on Dockets #0100 and #0281

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Apr 15

Boston Retirement Board meeting

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City Council meetings