City Clerk

The City Clerk's office prepares and maintains the City's official municipal records, working closely with City Council and Council-appointed Commissions, Boards, and CommitteesLaguna Beach's City Clerk serves an elected four-year term.

The mission of the City Clerk's Office is to provide unbiased high-quality customer service in a timely manner, to provide a welcoming environment to residents, City staff, City Council, and visitors, and to serve as the City's source for informational, historical, legislative and election services, while performing the functions and duties of the Office in accordance with State, County and municipal laws.



The City Clerk's office is responsible for Laguna Beach's municipal elections. And, the City Clerk ensures that both elected and appointed officials adhere to the filing requirements the Political Reform Act.

City Council Calendar

The City Clerk and the Deputy City Clerk maintain the City Council calendar, and prepare the agenda before and the minutes after each City Council meeting. They administer the City's record management system, maintain the City's Municipal Code, administer certain tort claims, and process legal documents such as ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, permits, in lieu certificates, historic register applications, domestic partnership registrations, and marriages. The City Clerk's office is also a resource center for the public, providing information about and referrals to City services.

Click to email the City Clerk, Ann Marie McKay, or call (949) 497-0705.