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City Hall is open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you need to visit a department, you must make an appointment.
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COVID-19 UPDATE: The City Clerk’s Office has temporarily relocatedBắn cá đậu hũ its public information counter to the 2nd Floor, Window #2, at City Hall. City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. 

We're conducting all transactions by appointment only, on Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday, when City Hall is open to the public. Constituents most commonly visit the City of Boston City Clerk to file for a business certificate, domestic partnership, raffle, or notarized document. Please note: The following are not reasons to visit the City Clerk's Office:

Please use our online scheduler to book your appointment with the City Clerk. If there are no appointment slots available when you access the scheduler, please check back in 24 hours to view any available time slots. Appointments are required. Due to COVID-19 precautions and restrictions, no walk-ins are allowed.

Appointments can be made based on availability, between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  To expedite your appointment, the scheduler will ask for the reason you are coming to City Hall. We want to make sure that the City Clerk's Office offers the services you are looking for.

1 City Hall Square
Room 601
Boston, MA 02201-2014
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City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:Bắn cá đậu hũ Governor Charlie Baker announced an emergency order modifying the State’s Open Meeting Law. The order order suspends the requirement for public access to the physical location where a public meeting is taking place, provided there are other means of access. .

Bắn cá đậu hũWe add information on City of Boston public meetings and hearings to the public notices section of our website.

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Our office maintains public records, including all information related to the City Council. Learn more about posting notices for public meetings and hearings.

Upcoming meetings and hearings

Image for City Council Committee on Government Operations Working Session on Docket #0684
Dec 7

City Council Committee on Government Operations Working Session on Docket #0684

Image for City Council Committee on Arts, Culture, and Special Events hearing on Docket #1005
Dec 7

City Council Committee on Arts, Culture, and Special Events hearing on Docket #1005

Image for City Council Committee on Education hearing on Dockets #1075 and #1076
Dec 7

City Council Committee on Education hearing on Dockets #1075 and #1076

Image for City Council Committee on Environment, Resiliency, and Parks Hearing on Dockets #1000 and #1033
Dec 8

City Council Committee on Environment, Resiliency, and Parks Hearing on Dockets #1000 and #1033

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City Council meetings

Please keep in mind:
  • The City Council meets every Wednesday at 12 p.m. You can find agendas for , or at our office after 4 p.m. on the Monday before a meeting.
  • You can find the minutes of the or through our office after 4 p.m. on the Friday after the meeting.