City Clerk

The City Clerk is responsible for preparing and distributing City Council Agendas and Action Agendas along with their associated backup material. She also serves as the custodian of all official city records and services City Council's boards and commissions. The city clerk attends all City Council meetings and provides for meeting minutes.

Domestic Partner Same-Sex Registry - The same-sex registry became effective May 2, 2011, and will provide a mechanism through which hospitals, businesses, and other entities will have the opportunity to recognize these relationships.  The same-sex registry will be administered by the City Clerk’s Office. A $45 fee is required and should be paid at offices on the first floor of City Hall, located at 70 Court Plaza (in the same offices where water bills are paid).  After payment of the $45 fee, applicants must bring the receipt to the City Clerk’s Office, located in room 202 on the second floor of City Hall. Both applicants must be present and must show a driver’s license or other valid form of photo identification.  Both parties will sign an affidavit, which is a public record.  No appointment is necessary. Couples may register from 9–11:30 a.m., and from 1–5 p.m. Monday through Friday. City offices are closed on legal holidays.  For more information, contact the City Clerk.


Maggie Burleson, City Clerk
Asheville City Hall
70 Court Plaza
Asheville, NC 28801