Preserve the Past - Prepare for the Future
Welcome to the City Clerk's Office! If you can't find the information that you seek on this page, please feel free to contact us. The City Clerk's Office is fortunate to work with nearly all of the City's departments and if we can't answer your question, we know who can!
First Floor, City Hall
108 East Green Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Julie Conley Holcomb
Phone: (607) 274-6570
Fax: (607) 274-6432
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Marriage licenses are only issued until 4:00 p.m.
To act as the City's Ombudsman, connecting the citizens with the information and services they desire. To assist, by advice and action, the conduct of public affairs efficiently, effectively, and with a caring attitude. To protect the City's history and daily operations through a sound records management program, while maintaining an open and informative government structure.
The City Clerk's Office is responsible for the management, custody and retention of official City records, issuing a variety of licenses and permits, and for receiving and responding to Freedom of Information Law requests. The City Clerk's Office serves as a liaison between City government and its citizens by coordinating media, public and community relations, and by encouraging citizen involvement in government through a variety of forums. The City Clerk ascts as the City's Freedom of Information Officer, Records Management Officer, and Emergency Public Information Officer.