City Clerk's Office



Due to concern for the health and well-being of the public and city employees in relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), City Hall will be closed from Tuesday, March 17, 2020 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020.  As this is an ever-changing situation, please check the city website for possible updates.  E-mails and phone messages will be checked periodically throughout this time.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

About the City Clerk's Office

The Office of the City Clerk ensures the accurate and efficient production, issuance and retention of vital records and various documents in a manner such that the best interests of the citizens and the City of Portsmouth are served. The Office of City Clerk provides support services for the City Council, publishes and posts all legal notices, attends and records all actions taken by the City Council.