City Clerk's Office

Appointed by City Council, the City Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining all official actions, meetings, and records of the City Council. The City Clerk’s Office, while providing administrative support for the Mayor and City Council members, also performs a wide variety of services to encourage resident interaction with City government including:

  • Publicizing vacancies and processing applications for Council appointed boards, committees and commissions
  • Providing notice for meetings according to the N.C. Open Meetings law
  • Archiving permanent records
  • Executing contracts and other legal documents
  • Issuing cemetery deeds (Beechwood/Maplewood)
  • Coordinating the codification of Durham City Code
  • Certifying documents for admissibility in court cases

City Council Meeting & Work Session Notice

In light of the increased transmissibility and spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant, Durham City Council will return to virtual regular City Council Meetings and Work Sessions, beginning Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. View the full notice (PDF)

City Clerk Diana Schreiber

Diana Schreiber portrait

Calendar of Public Meetings

*indicates a special meeting

Jury Duty, Marriage Licenses, Birth & Death Certificates