Public Records

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Working with Public Records Request Policy

The City Clerk oversees the legislative history of the City Council. The City Clerk’s Department administers the City-wide Records Management Program in accordance with an approved Records Retention Schedule, utilizing approved procedures for destruction of inactive records.

The City Clerk is responsible for the care and custody of all official records and documents of the City and researches and disseminates information for staff and the public. These records include all City deeds, contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions, minutes, and the Municipal Code. 

To place a Public Records Request, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 619-825-3800 or click Public Records Request Form (Fillable PDF - Download to your computer)

Information regarding birth and death certificates, fictitious business names, parcel maps, property ownership and property tax information may be found on the San Diego County Assessor/County Clerk/Recorder's Office website.


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