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The City Clerk’s Office serves as a general information center for the public. We can help you with the items listed on this page.

Department Head

Michele Millard, City Clerk

The Lakewood City Clerk's Office can help you with many of the city's licenses or permits.

All City Clerk Licenses and Permits

In response to this emerging public health threat from Coronavirus Disease 2019, the City of Lakewood has suspended Passport Services until further notice.

Need to get your passport or renew it?  The Lakewood City Clerk's Office is a designated Passport Acceptance Facility.

Get Information and Instructions for Passports

See details about upcoming regular meetings, study sessions, Ad Hoc Committee meetings, Council agendas and tentative agenda items.

The City Charter establishes the legal right of the City to function as a home rule municipality.

The Lakewood Municipal Code is a compilation of the laws that govern the City.

 

The City Clerk's Office is the elections official for all regular and special elections in the city of Lakewood. Regular municipal elections for the city of Lakewood are held on the first Tuesday in November in odd numbered years. Special elections may be called by City Council. All municipal elections for elected officials are nonpartisan.

Election, Voter, Candidate, and Campaign Information

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Chapter 2.52 of the Lakewood Municipal Code pertains to the initiative and referendum process in the city of Lakewood.  This chapter provides all necessary information for circulating and filing such petitions.

Initiative and Referendum Packet(PDF, 387KB)

Citizen Initiated Ordinance - Retail Marijuana - June 2020(PDF, 182KB)

Title

An ordinance adopting regulations governing the operation of retail marijuana stores and retail marijuana cultivation facilities in the City of Lakewood and making corresponding amendments to certain sections of Lakewood Municipal Code, Chapter 5.51 concerning medical marijuana businesses.

Submission Clause

Shall the City of Lakewood adopt an ordinance adopting regulations governing the operation of retail marijuana stores and retail marijuana cultivation facilities in the City of Lakewood and making corresponding amendments to certain sections of Lakewood Municipal Code, Chapter 5.51 concerning medical marijuana businesses?

Summary

The City of Lakewood has adopted regulations governing the operation of medical marijuana centers and medical marijuana cultivation operations within the City, but does not allow any retail marijuana businesses.  The intent of this ordinance is to adopt regulations governing the operation of retail marijuana stores and retail marijuana cultivation facilities, consistent with the provisions of the Colorado Marijuana Code (Article 10 of Title 44 of the Colorado Revised Statutes) and the implementing regulations issued by the Colorado Department of Revenue, as amended from time to time.  The ordinance would allow only the owners of those medical marijuana businesses that were licensed and operating in good standing in Lakewood as of April 1, 2020 to apply for a license to operate a retail marijuana store or retail marijuana cultivation facility. The ordinance would also make corresponding amendments to certain sections of Lakewood Municipal Code, Chapter 5.51 concerning size, location and relocation limitations, and hours of operation of medical marijuana businesses.

 

Any business selling alcoholic beverages in the city of Lakewood must obtain a state liquor/beer license, a city liquor/beer license and must comply with Colorado Revised Statutes and the Lakewood Municipal Code.

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