City Clerk's Office

City Clerk's Office Front Desk with People

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

Jay Robb, 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


Visit the U.S. Department of State website to learn about the passport application process and passport services locations

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.


omplete details for voters, candidates and incumbents, voters' guides and more.

City of Lakewood Elections.  The City Clerk is the elections official for all regular and special elections in the City of Lakewood. 

  • All municipal elections for the Lakewood City Council are nonpartisan.
  • Regular municipal elections for the Lakewood City Council, and for local ballot questions to Lakewood voters, are held on the first Tuesday in November of odd-numbered years.
  • Next regular municipal election for the Lakewood City Council: November 7, 2023
  • More information: Elections page or the City Council Elections Calendar.(PDF, 156KB)


Colorado Voter Information.  The Colorado Secretary of State's website has numerous election resources to help voter:

General Elections.  Elections in November of even-numbered years are called General Elections, which are administered by the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder.

Need information about our boards and commissions?  Do you want to serve on one of them?

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, 435KB)


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.

Applications and Process Information