City Clerk's Office

About the City Clerk's Office

For a brief video introduction and overview to the Department, please click here.

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.

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