City Clerk

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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 City Council. To request records please visit Records Request Information.

The Department also issues City licenses and prepares City Council agendas and minutes. Boards and Commissions, and City Council agendas are posted on the Public Meetings Directory 

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 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.

To learn more about the City of Norman please click here.



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Business Licenses

General Business License information, and online portal for Alcohol, Food, Medical Marijuana, Transit, Solicitor and Special Event permit information.

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Action Center

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. 

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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. 

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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.

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Leased Spaces in the East Gray Street Parking Lot

A portion of the Downtown East Gray Street Parking Lot, totaling 41 spaces, is available for leased parking. Click here and scroll down to the Leased Parking section to print an application and a copy of the lease agreement. If you have any questions please call (405) 366-5386. 


For accessibility assistance please contact the ADA Technician at 405-366-5424.