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City Council Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  1. About City Clerk Chris Swope

    Chris Swope has a long history of public service, having served as an Ingham County Commissioner, policy analyst for the Michigan Senate, and benefits administrator for the Michigan House of Representatives. Learn more about your City Clerk.

  2. Birth & Death Certificates & Marriage Licenses

    The City of Lansing does not maintain birth, death, or marriage records. Find out how to obtain such documents.

  3. Board of Ethics

    In order to provide an orderly procedure for consideration and review of the issues, which may arise concerning questions of standards of conduct for public officers and employees, a Board of Ethics is created by the City Charter.

  4. Business Licenses

    Find requirements and materials necessary to obtain a Business License in the City of Lansing.

  5. City Charter & Ordinances

    View the Lansing City Charter, Ordinances, and Property Maintenance Code.

  6. City Council Meetings

    View City Council meeting videos, minutes, and agendas

  7. Documents Placed on File

    Documents that have been referred to City Council including minutes of all the City's Boards and Commissions, land purchase, sell and lease agreements, financial audits and annual reports.

  8. Elections

    Find information on voter registration, polling locations, election results, and other election topics.

  9. Requesting Recognition of Non-Profit Organization

    View the process for obtaining a Charitable Gaming License from the State of Michigan.

  10. Passports

    Learn how to obtain a U.S. passport in the City of Lansing.

  11. Contact Us

    Find contact information for the City Clerk's Office and its staff.