City Clerk


City Clerk

The City Clerk provides timely and accessible service in response to all inquiries and requests for public records and is responsible for the administration of elections, records management, and the legislative process, including: 

  • Recording the City’s legislative history through approved minutes
  • Maintaining City Ordinances and the Municipal Code
  • Facilitating applications for appointments to the City’s Boards and Commissions; and
  • Coordinating submittals of Statements of Economic Interest as well as campaign and other financial disclosure related filings.

2024 General Municipal Election – November 5, 2024

The next General Municipal Election held in the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea will be on Tuesday, November 5, 2024, for the following officers:

  • One (1) Mayor – Full term of two (2) years
  • Two (2) City Councilmembers – Full term of four (4) years 

Resolution 2024-039 Calling for an Election, Nov. 5, 2024

Notice of Election - 2024

If you are interested in running for one of these seats on the City Council, please get in touch with the City Clerk at  An appointment is required to pull nomination papers as well as to file nomination papers. 

Running for Office in the November 5, 2024 Election