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​City Clerk

The City Clerk’s office handles the coordination of City Council meeting documentation, Board and Commission Applications, City Elections, Liquor Licensing, and Passport Applications. The City Clerk is also responsible for maintaining City Records.

City Records 

If you would like to view City Records within the City Clerk’s office, please print, complete and fax the Public Records Request to Records at 303-538-7224. Please call Records at 303-538-7615, to verify receipt of your request and if you have additional questions. You may also bring the completed request to the City Clerk’s office, 9500 Civic Center Drive, second floor. Be advised that all written public records requests become a public record. You can refer to the fee schedule to determine the cost for obtaining copies of documents and if you would like to perform your own search of City Council Ordinances, Resolutions, Agendas or Minutes you can visit the Public Records Search page.

Thornton Municipal Code​

Thornton's Municipal Code is 74 chapters of ordinances setting standards for every aspect of city life. It covers — to name just a few — Thornton City Charter, taxation, construction, sanitation, fire safety, human rights, animal ownership, trash disposal, and city utilities.