Our office at Room 601 in City Hall is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No daily transactions will be processed after 4 p.m. Constituents most commonly visit the City of Boston City Clerk to file for a business certificate, domestic partnership, raffle, or notarized document. Please note: The following are not reasons to visit the City Clerk's Office:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Governor Charlie Baker announced an emergency order modifying the State’s Open Meeting Law. The order order suspends the requirement for public access to the physical location where a public meeting is taking place, provided there are other means of access. Read the emergency order.
Upcoming meetings and hearings
City Council meetings
Please keep in mind:
- The City Council meets every Wednesday at 12 p.m. You can find agendas for City Council Meetings online, or at our office after 4 p.m. on the Monday before a meeting.
- You can find the minutes of the City Council meetings online or through our office after 4 p.m. on the Friday after the meeting. Please note: Indexed videos are currently unavailable as we move to a new legislative management system. Past City Council meetings and livestreams are still available on the Boston City TV YouTube page.