City Clerk's Office


The City Clerk’s Office authenticates, records, and maintains the City’s official legislative acts. It assures compliance with legal requirements for Washington State municipalities, including the accuracy, organization, accessibility and protection of all essential public records.

Public Records

The Edmonds City Code designates the City Clerk as the Public Records Officer for the City. To review and/or obtain copies of public records, please complete a Public Records Request form. Responsive records will be assembled for your review and/or reproduced in either a hard-copy or digital format. Please note there is a charge for paper copies. 

You may submit your records request electronically. To do so, please:

  • save the request form to your computer
  • enter required information and pertinent details
  • save the completed form
  • attach completed form to an email
  • send email and attached request form to

Police Records

Requests for police records are handled separately by the Police Department. Please send email and attached request form directly to


The Edmonds City Code designates the City
Clerk as the 
Public Records Officer for the City. 


Scott Passey, City Clerk
or 425.775.2525

City Council

The City Clerk’s Office schedules and coordinates City Council weekly agendas and meeting packet, and prepares City Council meeting minutes. The Clerk's Office is also responsible for public notification of City Council meetings, public hearings, and other activities.

Codes, Ordinances and Resolutions

All ordinances and resolutions adopted by the City Council are on file in the City Clerk's Office.

Additional Services

The City Clerk’s Office issues and renews all business licenses (non-resident, commercial, home occupation, taxi, solicitor/peddler/street vendor), employee parking, 4th Avenue parking, residential and visitor parking permits, and processes Special Event Applications. It also oversees City contracts, and recorded documents. Other services include City Hall switchboard/reception, mail/postage, and purchasing.

City Clerk's Office

City Clerk's Office
Business Licenses
Edmonds Employee Parking
City Council (Legislative Body)
Ordinances and Resolutions
Interlocal Agreements

City Clerk's Office

First Floor City Hall
121 Fifth Avenue North
Edmonds, WA 98020
phone: 425-775-2525
fax: 425-771-0266