City of Hamtramck, Michigan

City Clerk

The City Clerk maintains and distributes city government records and provides administrative services to the City Council, including agendas, minutes, and all public documents.

Election administration is under the jurisdiction of the City Clerk and items such as voter registration, candidate petitions, and ballot questions are processed in the office.

The City Clerk also processes all licenses allowed by ordinance and serves as custodian of the City Seal.

For information on absentee voting or to download an absent voter application, please click here.

Birth certificates and death records are available through the Wayne County Clerk’s Office, and can be ordered online here:

The phone number to Wayne County Vital Records Division is: 313-224-6262


City of Hamtramck Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Information


Fee and Fine Schedule

Fee Schedule FY 2018-19

Fee Schedule FY 2019-20


Contact Information:

Phone: (313) 800-5233 ext. 821
Fax: (313) 338-3186