City Clerk FAQs

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  • Can I keep my Domestic Partnership registration information private?

  • Do we need to complete the domestic partnership registry affidavit before coming to the City Clerk’s office?

  • Do you have to register in person? Why?

  • How do I volunteer to serve on a City Board?

  • How long does it take to obtain a Local Business Tax Receipt?

  • What Are Domestic Partners?

  • What are my responsibilities as a candidate for reporting campaign fund activities?

  • What do I need to bring with me to the Clerk’s office to register?

  • What does “mutual residence” mean? What if we own more than one house?

  • What happens if my domestic partner and I break up or our partnership ends?

  • What is the cost of registering a Domestic Partnership?

  • What is the cut-off date for an opposed candidate to receive a contribution prior to an election?

  • What is the purpose of the Domestic Partnership Registry?

  • What proof will we receive showing that we have registered?

  • When can we come to register?

  • When will "Vote by Mail" ballots be mailed out to voters?

  • Where can I get required forms?

  • Where do we go to register?

  • Who may serve as a campaign treasurer?