The City Clerk’s office is operational during the City’s closure for COVID-19, but the Clerk’s office at City Hall is closed to the public. If you need a City of Annapolis-issued license, permit or renewal, please call the Clerk’s office 410-263-7942. Forms are available online.
The Office of the City Clerk consists of the City Clerk, Deputy City Clerk and the City Council Liaison.
The City Clerk's duties include:
Certifying and attesting to the actions of the City and its officials
Serving as the Custodian of the City Seal and the legal records of the City
Serving as the Clerk to the City Council
Advertising all elections which are to be held under the Charter, and making return of the same in the manner now provided for by the laws regulating elections
Directly issuing over 25 different types of permits
Keeping a record of all proceedings of the Annapolis City Council
Preparing grants and certificates for licenses
Preparing, maintaining and recording all laws, ordinances, and resolutions adopted and enacted by the Annapolis City Council
The City Clerk or her designee serves as clerk to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the Board of Supervisors of Election.