The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager; is the official custodian of City Records; serves as clerk to the Council; attends all Council meetings and keeps a record of all the proceedings; signs and attests all ordinances, resolutions, or other acts of the Council. To request records please visit Records Request Information.
The City Clerk's Department also staffs the Action Center as a way to serve Norman citizens. The goal of the Action Center is to serve as a central point of contact when citizens have a problem, suggestion, or question related to municipal government and to provide immediate access and a quick response. The Action Center may be reached either by telephone at (405) 366-5396 or by e-mail at [email protected]. Calls are fielded by an answering machine during the hours when City Hall is closed, and are handled at first opportunity the next working day.
The City Clerk's Department has six employees and the City Clerk is also responsible for the Facility Maintenance Division that has six employees.
Permits & Licenses
General information and applications for Alcohol, Food, Medical Marijuana, Transit, Solicitor and Special Event licensing and permits.
Contact the Action Center during normal business hours to ask questions or report non-emergency code violations, such as high weeds, abandoned vehicles, street light outages, potholes or any other neighborhood problems. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 9-1-1.
Open Records Request
Records of the City of Norman are open for inspection/copying unless specifically exempt from disclosure by the Oklahoma Open Records Act. Charges may apply as allowable by state law and City Resolution No. R-8889-1.
Initiative Petition Information
The Oklahoma State Constitution, the Charter of The City of Norman and state law give residents the power to file initiative petitions about legislative issues. With the required number of legally sufficient signatures, the initiative triggers a citywide public vote.