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City Clerk
201 Lincoln Ave.
Salinas, California 93901
(831) 758-7381  Call the City Clerk at 831 758 7381
(831) 758-7368  Fax the City Clerk at 831 758 7368
City Clerk
Patricia M. Barajas
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The City Clerk's Office is the record and archive keeper of the City's legislative actions, which includes indexing and retrieving documents, ensuring transparency, and is responsible for the recordation and codification of the Salinas City Code. The Office of the City Clerk is also responsible for filing lobbying campaign reports and statements of economic interest filings in accordance with the Political Reform Act, Brown Act and AB 1234 Local Ethics training filings. The Office of the Clerk oversees Commission/Board/Committee vacancies, appointments, ceremonial function, serves as the election official for local municipal elections, responds to records research requests, serves as liaison for public inquiries and provides support to the City Council and the Measure V Oversight Committee.


To better serve the citizens of Salinas, we have listed the names and numbers of essential services which are provided by the County of Monterey. External Link


Assessor's Office
(831) 647-7719 (831) 755-5035



Divorce Decrees (831) 647-5800
Municipal Court (831) 647-7750
Superior Court (831) 755-5060
Traffic Court (831) 883-5300


Recorder's Office / Vital Records
Birth or Death Certificates (831) 647-7741
(831) 755-4504
Marriage Licenses/ Certificates (831) 647-7906
(831) 755-5041