At City Hall the City Clerk’s Office is usually the first point of contact for the public. The City Clerk’s Office is your partner in democracy, providing information and services to help the community fully participate in its government and make informed decisions. The City Clerk’s Office is also responsible for a number of functions, including:
For more information on the November 2018 election, including running for office, please visit the
"Election Information" webpage.
How do I submit a public records request?
How do I file a claim against the City of Santa Clara?
Claim forms and instructions are available
online and from the City Clerk’s Office, (408) 615-2220, 1500 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, California 95050. The claim form must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office within six (6) months from the date of the incident. The City Clerk’s Office will forward the claim form to the City Attorney’s Office. All claims are administered by the City Attorney’s Office and the City’s Third Party Administrator.
How do I appeal an Administrative Citation?
Any person disputing an administrative citation may contest the citation by completing a “Request for Hearing Form” and filing the form within thirty (30) days from the date of issuance of the citation at the City Clerk’s Office, 1500 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, California 95050.
Appeal forms may be obtained:
• By calling (408) 615-2220 and asking that a “Request for Hearing Form” be sent to you, or
• In person at the City Clerk’s Office, 1500 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, California 95050.
If applicable, any person may also submit a Request for Financial Hardship Waiver Form.
Nora Pimentel, MMC
Assistant City Clerk
Monday – Friday
8:00A – 12:00P, 1:00P – 5:00P
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050