Salt Lake City

City Attorney's Office

Recorder’s Office

Due to the Proclamation Declaring a Local Emergency issued by Salt Lake City Mayor Mendenhall, the Recorder’s office is temporarily located at 349 South 200 East.

The City Recorder’s office will be open to the public by appointment only on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 2pm, please call: (801) 535-7671 or email to schedule an appointment at the temporary location, 349 South 200 East. The Recorder’s Office requires individuals to bring their own documents, there is no option for the Recorder’s Office to print documents out for appointments.  Thank you for understanding the current circumstances for staying well and safe.


Service of Notice of Claims, Subpoenas or Complaints on Salt Lake City Corporation should be accomplished in the following way:

Notice of Claims: All notices of claims can be mailed to: Salt Lake City Recorder, P.O. Box 145515, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5515 OR emailed to To be timely, the notice of claim must be mailed/emailed on or before the deadline for filing, which will be determined by the postmarked date on the envelope/email.

Subpoenas and Complaints: To serve a Subpoena or Complaint on Salt Lake City Corporation, please contact Katie Nichols in the Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office to arrange for acceptance of service. She may be contacted at (801) 535-7663 or at Please note that only Salt Lake City Corporation can be served at the Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office. To serve an employee of Salt Lake City Corporation, please refer to the options provided in Rule 4 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure for service on individuals.

Welcome to the City Recorder’s Office

The purpose of the City Recorder’s Office is to maintain and preserve the official records of Salt Lake City including the proceedings of the Salt Lake City Council.

The Recorder’s Office maintains all ordinances and resolutions adopted by the City Council and keeps the Municipal Code.

The Recorder’s Office coordinates and conducts Municipal Elections for Salt Lake City. Election information is maintained by this office and accepts applications from candidates seeking to run for public office within Salt Lake City.

The Recorder’s Office administrates the City’s Public Records Request Program. The Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) established by the State of Utah allows the public to make a request for a record from the appropriate Utah government official or agency.

Other duties of this office include administering the counter signature and seal for official City documents, maintaining a public file of contracts, and Industrial Revenue Bonds, overseeing the publication of official notices, and administering the Mutual Commitment Registry.

To see a list of candidates who have declared for the 2021 Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021 please visit this link.