City Clerk's Office

The City Clerk's office prepares and maintains the City's official municipal records, working closely with City Council and Council-appointed Commissions, Boards, and Committees.

The City Clerk and the Deputy City Clerk prepare the agenda before and the minutes after each City Council meeting. They administer the City's record management system, maintain the City's Municipal Code, administer certain tort claims, and process legal documents such as ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, permits, in lieu certificates, historic register applications, domestic partnership registrations, and marriages. The City Clerk's office is also a resource center for the public, providing information about and referrals to City services.

The City Clerk's office is responsible for Laguna Beach's municipal elections, and for ensuring that both elected and appointed officials adhere to the filing requirements the Political Reform Act.

Laguna Beach's City Clerk is elected to serve a four-year term. Click to email the City Clerk, Lisette Chel-Walker, or call (949) 497-0705.