In-Person services and meetings are now available
The City Clerk’s office is now available for in-person services. City Council and City Commission meetings are now in-person with virtual options available.
Questions or concerns?
Should you have any questions or concerns, please call 310-285-1000 or email the City Clerk’s office at email@example.com during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. You may also contact the City Clerk, Huma Ahmed, at 310-285-2401 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
While administrative offices and the City Clerk’s office are open, appointments are encouraged.
Public comment at City Council meetings*
Public comment on items listed on the agenda or on any topic, including public hearings, can be submitted and shared through the following ways:
Phone: 310-288-2288 or 310-285-1020 (live call-in during the meeting)
Video (during the public comment only): http://beverlyhills.org/comment
Watch Live: http://beverlyhills.org/live
Please be advised that pre-entry metal detector screening requirements are now in place at City Hall. Members of the public are requested to plan visits accordingly.
Members of the public may participate in a City Council meeting by attending in-person, telephonically or through video conference. The meeting may be viewed through live webcast or BHTV Channel 10 on Spectrum Cable.
City Council meetings are broadcast on local Beverly Hills television and on other media platforms. Anyone who participates at the meeting and/or enters the City Council Chamber is subject to having their image displayed. These recordings will remain publicly accessible in perpetuity.
It is recommended that written public comments be submitted to the City Clerk's Office by 12:00PM on the meeting date. Public comments will also be taken during the meeting when the topic is being reviewed by the City Council.
Written comments should identify the Agenda Item Number or Topic in the subject line of the email.
The City Clerk will read only the first three minutes (approximately 350 words) of a written comment. In the event of a large number of written comments on one item, written comments may be summarized by the City Clerk's Office at the City Council's discretion.
The entire written comment shall be archived in full as part of the record. Written comments will be accessible online after the meeting date.
If a comment is received after the agenda item is heard, it will not be a part of the record. Public comment via video conference or in-person will be no longer than three (3) minutes per each individual comment, subject to City Council discretion based on the anticipated length in the meeting. In-person speaker cards may be submitted to the City Clerk directly during the meeting. The City Council may act on any item listed on the agenda.
City meetings can be viewed online at www.beverlyhills.org/watchlive.
Marriage Licenses: the City Clerk's Office does not provide marriage license services. Please visit www.lavote.gov for information.
The mission of the City Clerk's Office is to administer the democratic process of the City of Beverly Hills such as the municipal elections, City Council meetings, City records, and all legislative actions ensuring transparency to the public in an ethical, professional, and impartial manner.
The responsibilities of the City Clerk's Office are to:
- provide support to the Mayor and City Council
- provide service to the community and City departments
- plan, supervise and conduct all municipal elections
- maintain the official minutes of all proceedings, records, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and other official City documents and public records
- provide the required public notices for meetings and public hearings
- administer the City's Records Program
- codify and maintain the Beverly Hills Municipal Code
- administer the City's commission appointment/reappointment process
- act as filing officer for all reports under the State's Political Reform Act
- accept claims and legal process against the City
- respond to requests for public records
To make a request, comment or ask a question, go to Ask Bev!