City Clerk

The Clarkston City Clerk manages the Administrative Office and is responsible for business and alcohol license processing, coordinating and distributing Council Meeting agendas; for maintaining contracts, ordinances, resolutions, and agreements and for overseeing the adoption and publication of the City of Clarkston’s Code of Ordinances. The City Clerk serves as the Clarkston Election Superintendent, the Qualifying Officer and Ethics Filing Officer for campaign finance reporting.

In addition to all of the above, the City Clerk is the official custodian of the seal of the city; affixes this seal to all official City documentation, and confirms Mayoral and Council signatures.

City Clerk Quick Links:

  • Business License – Anyone involved in a business or other occupation in Clarkston must obtain a Business License through the City Clerk.
  • Alcohol License – If you’re the owner of a restaurant or business that wants to sell beer, wine, or liquor, you’ll need a City of Clarkston Alcohol License.
  • Open Records Requests – The City Clerk’s office provides copies of public City records, but you’ll need to fill out a request for access.
  • Clarkston Elections – Contact the City Clerk for all of your Clarkston General Election needs, including qualification requirements, meeting schedules, and election processes.