Austin City Hall

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.

Please Note: An appointment is required for services requiring signature. To schedule an appointment, please call 512-974-2210 or email us at

Resources and Links

NEW! Council Voting History Page

The Council Voting History Page is an online tool that allows the public to access the mayor and council’s voting history.


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

Campaign Finance Forms

Visit the Campaign Finance Forms page for a current list of all contribution and expenditure forms required by state and city code.

Campaign Finance Data Search

Find data related to campaign finance reports filed with the Clerk's Office in accordance with state and local law including the ability to search the data.

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.

Public Notices/Rule Postings

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 including Land Development Rules Notices posted on or after 1/1/2016. For all other 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 State's permit process.