City of Hamtramck, Michigan

City Clerk

Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application – 2020

Breaking News on Filing Deadlines – April 20, 2020

April 10, 2020 – Call for Special Election

Letter Gov. Whitmer to Sec. Benson

Special Election Duties and Deadlines

Special Election Filing Memo


The City Clerk maintains and distributes city government records and provides administrative services to the City Council, including agendas, minutes, and all public documents.

Election administration is under the jurisdiction of the City Clerk and items such as voter registration, candidate petitions, and ballot questions are processed in the office.

The City Clerk also processes all licenses allowed by ordinance and serves as custodian of the City Seal.

For information on absentee voting or to download an absent voter application, please click here.

Election Results

Birth certificates and death records are available through the Wayne County Clerk’s Office, and can be ordered online here:

The phone number to Wayne County Vital Records Division is: 313-224-6262

Fee and Fine Schedule

Fee Schedule 2020-21

FOIA Request Form

Contact Information:

Phone: (313) 800-5233 ext. 821
Fax: (313) 338-3186