Council and Public Services

The Office of the City Clerk, Council and Public Services Division is closed to the public as a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The office is only open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am - 2pm for service of process of legal documents for the City of LOs Angeles (excluding Housing Authority and any personal service).
Please contact us via email at clerk.cps@lacity.org or phone at (213) 978-1133 for any inquiries. 

Notice to Los Angeles Office of the City Clerk Industry Professionals

If you are compensated to interact with the Los Angeles Office of the City Clerk, City law may require you to register as a lobbyist and report your activity. Any individual may qualify as a lobbyist, regardless of occupation, education, training, or professional title. A lobbyist may hold a position that includes but is not limited to attorney, CEO, consultant, government liaison, business owner, permit applicant, urban planners, expediters, land developers, architect, various real estate professionals and others.

More information is available online through the Ethics Commission’s lobbying program and publication pages. For assistance, please contact the Ethics Commission.

Council and Committee Meetings
Council and Committee Meetings
File a Claim/Reward Application
File a Claim/Reward Application
City Commission Resources
City Commission Resources
Search Council Files
Search Council Files
Naming/Renaming a Community
Naming/Renaming a Community
Apply for an Alcohol PCN
Apply for an Alcohol PCN
Search Contracts
Search Contracts
City Health Commission
City Health Commission
Additional Services and Forms
Additional Services and Forms
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About Us

Council and Public Services (CPS) provides services to the public, Mayor, the Council and its Committees, as well as other City departments and agencies. Annually, the division attests over 2,100 contracts, posts and publishes more than 1,500 legally required notices and ordinances, and as mandated by the Charter, accepts over 3,700 claims against the City. In addition, the division processes more than 15,000 documents transmitted for Council consideration and creates in excess of 3,000 Council files each year. As Council’s official record keeper, CPS provides Council Clerks, Voting Clerks, and Legislative Assistants to support and facilitate the meetings of the Council and its Committees, maintaining records of all Council actions.