|FOIA Contact Information:||Kristine Kappel|
Office of the Chicago City Clerk
City Hall 121 North LaSalle Street, Room 107
Chicago, IL 60602
|City Clerk's office FOIA form:||Download PDF|
Conduct Your Own Online Research
Ordinances, resolutions and other legislative documents dating back to 1981 are available in the online versions of the Journals of the Proceedings. Additionally, City Council Committee Meeting notices, agendas and final summaries are also posted here.
To the extent that the City Clerk's Office maintains or possesses any information regarding the items described in your request, it is available on the City Clerk's website as mentioned above. The availability of this information on the Clerk's website satisfies the public disclosure requirements of FOIA. Legislation after December 2010 can easily be searched in the Legislative Information Center, where you can also find Committee notices, summaries, and Council meeting videos.
If you do not have access to a computer, computer kiosks are available for the public to conduct online legislative research in the City Clerk’s Council Division, located in City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Lower Level Reception Area.
Requesting Information From Other City Departments
We can only respond to FOIA requests pertaining to the Office of the City Clerk. Our office is responsible for: City Council legislation, issuing business licenses, dog registration, and city vehicle stickers.
Please Note That All FOIA Requests Are Posted Online
FOIA requests are public information, and when you submit a FOIA request, your name and information about the request will be made available on the City's website.