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Welcome to the Office of the City Clerk

The Office of the City Clerk (OCC) supports the City’s goal of transparency by preserving and providing public access to Council-approved documents, promoting City-wide compliance with records retention laws and facilitating the legislative process.


Resources and Links


OCC is responsible for managing municipal elections and has a variety of resources for both the general public and candidates running for office.

Council Meeting Information Center

OCC provides public access to such council-approved documents, council meeting agendas and minutes, ordinances, resolutions, election documents and more via the Council Meeting Information Center.

Boards and Commissions Information Center

Access information about the City of Austin's boards and commissions, including meeting documents, members and meeting locations.

Austin Energy 2016 Rate Review

The City of Austin is examining Austin Energy’s base electric rates through an in-depth cost of service study and independent public rate review process. The City Clerk will post all documents filed with the Impartial Hearing Examiner. See Austin Energy 2016 Rate Review.

Public Notices

The City Clerk will post public notices, including Rule Postings, Election Notices, Firefighters', Police Officers' and EMS Personnel Civil Service Commission Notices, and other public notices. See Public Notices.


Lobbyists must register with the City Clerk's office. OCC provides a list of all registered lobbyists and their clients.

City Code and Charter

The Austin City Code and City Charter are available online through the Municode website.

Alcoholic Beverage Permits

Businesses which want to apply for a liquor license/beer permit from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission are required to obtain the City Clerk's signature on the form. The signature is obtained after completing the permit process.

Contact Info

Phone: 512-974-2210

Physical Address:

301 W. Second St.
Austin, TX 78701

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1088
Austin, TX 78767