As a service oriented division of your local government, the City Clerk’s Office
is responsible for the care of official records and documents of the City such as agendas, minutes, resolutions, ordinances, and for providing and maintaining legal and historical records and information.

Council Meetings
The Clerk's Office coordinates the preparation and distribution of official City Council agendas, legal and legislative documents, and City Council minutes. Agendas and agenda reports are available at City Hall and on-line at the city's website

Forms and Permit Applications
The Clerk's Office issues city permits for the following:  Street Banner, Bingo, Christmas Tree Lot, Film, Firework Stands and Pumpkin Lot.

Public Records
The City Clerk is the custodian of many public records of the City, including ordinances, resolutions, minutes of the City Council, agreements, election-related documents, campaign disclosure filings, statements of economic interest, and many others. If you would like to request a copy of these types of public records, please complete a Request for Public Records form or search for these records via City's
Digital Archiving System,   You can search through the City's digital archive system by click through folders and file names, much like you would with computer file folders.


As the  Election Officer, it is the duty of the City Clerk to conduct Municipal Elections in accordance with the Temple City Municipal Code, the Elections Code, and the Political Reform Act of 1974. General municipal elections are held in March of the odd number years. The City Clerk is the filing officer for Campaign Disclosure and conflict of interest statements required by the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Municipal Code
The City Clerk’s Office coordinates updating the Temple City Municipal Code. The Municipal Code is a compilation of city laws and regulations and is accessible at city hall and on-line.

Commission Recruitment
The City Clerk's Office coordinates the recruitment process for the City's Planning Commission, the Parks and Recreation  Commission, Public Arts Commission, and the Public Safety Commission.  Vacancy notices are posted at City Hall, online at the city's website and published in the newspaper. Applications must be submitted by the established deadline.

Other Duties
The City Clerk administers oaths of office, attests and seals official documents, receives claims and lawsuits against the City.

Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Phone: 626-285-2171, Fax: 626-285-8192

To better serve the public, the following services are not provided by the City Clerk nor the City of Temple City, but are provided by the Los Angeles County Recorder's office:

  • Assessor’s Office: (213)974-3211
  • Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates: (562) 462-2137
  • Marriage License Information: (800) 201-8999
  • Passport Services - Temple City Post Office: (626) 287-4243
  • Registering To Vote: (562) 466-1310
  • Voter Fraud Hotline: (800) 815-2666