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

Public Notice for the Durham City Council's Resumption of In-Person Council Meetings. Find details to watch or participate.

City Clerk Diana Schreiber

portrait of Diana Schreiber

Calendar of Public Meetings

*indicates a special meeting

Jury Duty, Marriage Licenses, Birth & Death Certificates