Salt Lake City

City Attorney's Office

Recorder’s Office

Welcome to the City Recorder’s Office


Due to the surge in Omicron Covid cases, the Recorder’s Office is currently experiencing a staffing shortage which will limit in-person appointment options to present a personal identification. The following change is in recognition of these limits and to ensure an inclusive process for any interested residents to apply: An in-person visit to present personal identification is no longer required. Residents may email completed applications to The Council encourages all interested residents to apply by 5pm Thursday, January 27. If needed, you may schedule an appointment through the appointment website and the Recorder’s Office will have a blank application prepared for you to complete and submit.  Application Link: Redistricting Commission Application

The City Recorder’s office will be is currently open to the public by appointment only.
Please visit the online scheduling system ( or reach out to Recorder staff via email or by phone 801-535-7671.


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, Summons and Complaints: To serve a Subpoena, Summons or Complaint on Salt Lake City Corporation schedule an appointment with the Recorder’s Office by visiting the online scheduling system ( or calling 801-535-7671. Please note that only Salt Lake City Corporation can be served at the Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office. To serve a Subpoena, Summons or Complaint on an employee of Salt Lake City Corporation, please refer to the options provided in Rule 4 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure or the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as appropriate, for service on individuals. Alternatively, to serve an employee you may email the Subpoena or Complaint to and the City Attorney’s Office will attempt to obtain consent to accept service on the employee’s behalf. A Subpoena or Complaint emailed to is not considered served until you receive a signed copy of your acceptance of service form. To schedule an appointment for service, please visit the online scheduling system ( or call 801-535-7671.

The City Recorder’s Office maintains and preserves the official records of Salt Lake City including the proceedings of the Salt Lake City Council and Redevelopment Agency. Additionally, the Recorder’s office maintains all ordinances and resolutions, keeps the Municipal Code, coordinates and conducts Municipal Elections for Salt Lake City, and administrates administers the City’s Public Records Request Program.

For additional information please see the detailed pages listed in the buttons across the Recorder’s Office header.