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Council and Public Services

City Hall is open to the public. In person services are now available. 

Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding City holidays)

Our Office may be reached by phone at (213) 978-1133 from 8am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday, or by email at  

Notice to Industry Professionals

If you are compensated to interact with the Los Angeles Office of the City Clerk, City law may require you to register as a lobbyist and report your activity. Any individual may qualify as a lobbyist, regardless of occupation, education, training, or professional title. A lobbyist may hold a position that includes but is not limited to attorney, CEO, consultant, government liaison, business owner, permit applicant, urban planners, expediters, land developers, architect, various real estate professionals and others.

More information is available online through the Ethics Commission’s lobbying program and publication pages. For assistance, please contact the Ethics Commission.

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About Us

Council and Public Services (CPS) provides services to the public, Mayor, the Council and its Committees, as well as other City departments and agencies. Annually, the division attests over 2,100 contracts, posts and publishes more than 1,500 legally required notices and ordinances, and as mandated by the Charter, accepts over 3,700 claims against the City. In addition, the division processes more than 15,000 documents transmitted for Council consideration and creates in excess of 3,000 Council files each year. As Council’s official record keeper, CPS provides Council Clerks, Voting Clerks, and Legislative Assistants to support and facilitate the meetings of the Council and its Committees, maintaining records of all Council actions.