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City Clerk

The City Clerk's Office is responsible for registering and permanently recording all vital events (births, marriages, deaths) occurring in the City of Fall River. The office also processes and issues a number of licenses and permits and is the repository for a variety of city documents. As the Clerk of Council, the City Clerk is also responsible for maintaining all records of each vote taken by the City Council and provides information to city departments and constituents. Services to the public are provided by mail, online, and in-person.

The mission of the City Clerk’s Office is to fulfill the required duties under the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Revised Ordinances of the City of Fall River while delivering the highest level of professionalism and customer service to the citizens of the City of Fall River.