City Clerk's Office

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION**

** PLEASE READ**

Due to Governor Sununu's Stay-At-Home order, and concern for the health and well-being of the public and city employees in relation to COVID-19, City Hall opened to the public on June 1st with precautions in place.

  • Walk-ins will be greeted at the front door, with new protocols in place, which include:
    • Visitors will be required to wear a cloth mask while in City Hall.
    • Masks will be provided if the visitor does not bring one.
    • If the department the visitor wants to visit is already at capacity, that person will be asked to wait in a physical-distancing queue in the Portsmouth Room, adjacent to City Council Chambers. City Hall hours are as follows: Mon 8 am - 6 pm; Tues-Thurs 8 am - 4:30 pm; Fri 8 am - 1 pm. NOTE: City Council, Board and Commission meetings continue as virtual meetings.
  • PARKING CLERK SERVICES HAVE MOVED TO FOUNDRY PLACE GARAGE  For more information, click here.

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.