City Clerk

Public Service and Information

The City Clerk's Office serves the Mayor and the City Council, all administrative departments, and the public. The City Clerk's office preserves and provides access to the City's official and historical records.


The City Clerk's Office is called upon to provide information about the community, maintain the record of ordinances and laws of the city, prepare and distribute City Council agenda materials, and attend City Council meetings and prepare the official minutes of actions taken. Appointments to volunteer boards and commissions are coordinated through this office, and staff supports the various boards and commissions by attending meetings and preparing minutes.

The Clerk's Office is also responsible for: publishing legal notices and providing public notice of various city activities; accepting requests for public records; claims for damages; issuing special types of permits or licenses such as Special Events/Street Closures, Solicitors, and Temporary Stands; and is the contact point for the purchase of memorial bricks for Puyallup's Veterans' Memorial located in Pioneer Park.


This office serves as a link between the citizens and their government.