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City Clerk Overview
The City Clerk’s Office is the first point of contact for the residents of the City of Northville.
The City Clerk is the keeper of the City Seal and the custodian of all official records of the City, maintaining files that include ordinances, resolutions, bonds, contracts and agreements, and affidavits. The Clerk serves as the clerk of the City Council and keeps a permanent record of the proceedings of the City Council and the various City Boards and Commissions.
The department also processes all licenses allowed by ordinance pertaining to business, massage establishment, commercial amusement device, peddler, solicitor, taxicabs, horse-drawn carriage, outdoor seating, sidewalk café, and dogs.
The City Clerk is also responsible for the administration of local and state elections, voter registration, and maintaining voter registration records through the Qualified Voter File. In addition, the Clerk is responsible for publishing and posting all legal notices, certifying documents, acceptance of passport applications, and serving as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) coordinator. For further information on elections, click here.