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City Clerk

Updated: Sep 9, 2021
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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 new voter registration and absent voter laws enacted by the passage of Proposal 18-3 in November, 2018, please visit the Voting Information tab.

The City of Birmingham City Clerk's Office is located in room #108 on the first floor of the City Hall Building, which is located at 151 Martin Street, Birmingham, MI 48009. You can submit requests to clerksoffice@bhamgov.org.


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Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 248.530.1880
Fax: 248.530.1080

Use the drop box on the south side of City Hall as a convenient way to deliver documents to the City Clerk. bham drop box 1

  • Voter Registration Applications
  • Absentee Ballot Requests
  • Absentee Ballots
  • Pet Licenses
  • All other forms

Alexandria Bingham
City Clerk 
248.530.1802
Voter Registration/Election Clerk 
248.530.1804 or 248.530.1880