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Clerk of Council
The Clerk of Council is the oldest position in Savannah's City government with records dating back to 1787.

The Clerk of Council maintains all records of City Council, such as Council minutes, Code of Ordinances, City contracts, cemetery deeds and boards, commissions and authorities. Citizens can petition City Council through the Clerk of Council. Petition requests include cemetery deed transfers, damage claims, purchases of property, and rezoning property. There is no fee to file a petition. The 2003 Edition of the Code of Ordinances is $250. The fee to rezone property is $170.00. There is a $0.10 per page charge for copies.

You can register to vote in the Office of the Clerk of Council. The Clerk of Council also serves as the Election Superintendent for the City of Savannah. The City elections are held every four years. The next scheduled election is November 5, 2019. The Clerk of Council qualifies all candidates.  The Clerk of Council serves as the liaison for newly elected officials, coordinates the administration transition and the inauguration.

Contact the Clerk of Council's Office at (912) 651-6441.