City Clerk

Nomination Papers for Charter Commissioners Available February 1


Nomination papers will be available for the Charter Commissioner seats on February 1, 2021. The deadline to turn in the nomination papers is March 29, 2021.


The following seats are available:   


District 1 - one seat

District 2 - one seat

District 3 - one seat

District 4 -one seat

District 5 - one seat

At-Large - four seats.

Papers can be taken out in the City Clerk's Office, which is located in Room 24, basement level of City Hall. The public must use the Myrtle Street Entrance to gain access. Masks are required to enter the building as well as health screening questions. 

For more information, please call the Clerk's office at 207-874-8677 or email

About the City Clerk's Office
The Department of City Clerk has three major functions:

Elections, Vital Records, and Custodian of the City Council Minutes. 

The following services are provided:

  • Filing and Issuance of a Birth, Death, Marriage 
  • Dog Licenses/tags
  • Voter Registration and Election Information
  • Hunting/Fishing Licenses
  • Notary and Dedimus Services
  • Performing Marriages

The City Clerk's Office does not handle tax payments or auto registration and excise payments. For Tax Payments/Auto Registration, please visit: Treasury Office
Room 102  
Portland, ME 04101
Ph: 207-874-8490
Fx: 866-765-2051