City Clerk

The Office of the City Clerk is the custodian of official City government documents and public records.  The Clerk's Office also provides efficient and cost-effective services for businesses and residents by issuing a variety of permits and licenses, and by helping to administer the bid and contract process on goods, products and services purchased by the City. 

Visit Frequently Asked Questions for more information about public records.

Common Council

The City Clerk serves as secretary to Albany's Common Council--the City's legislative body.  The City Clerk, in cooperation with Albany's Corporation Counsel, prepares all of the committee meetings and public hearings, transcribes and records all proceedings, distributes all informative materials to the public, and attests to all Ordinances, Laws, and Resolutions passed by the Common Council.

Contact Information

Danielle Gillespie, City Clerk
Staff Directory

City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 434-5090
Fax: (518) 434-5081
General Email:

Office Hours:

8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Marriages)
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Residential Parking Permit)