The City Clerk is the official keeper of the records for the City of Birmingham. The responsibilities of the City Clerk are numerous, and are defined by state and local statutes.

The City Clerk is responsible for:

  • administration of all elections
  • management of the City Code
  • agenda preparation, recording of meeting minutes, administrative support to the City Commission, Museum Board, and Board of Ethics
  • maintenance of all board and commission membership rosters
  • legal notices required by state and local statutes
  • maintenance of legal files (cemetery records, contracts, agreements, deeds, etc.)
  • assist in the organization of the annual Celebration Birmingham Parade
  • issuing several different types of licenses, including special event applications and telecommunication right-of way permits
  • processing incoming telephone calls and distributing mail
For information on the August 6, 2019 Special Election and for updated information on the new voter registration and absent voter laws enacted by the passage of Proposal 18-3 in November, 2018, please visit the Voting Information tab.