The City Clerk is custodian of many public records of the City, including ordinances, resolutions, minutes of the City Council, agreements, election-related documents, Chula Vista campaign filings, statements of economic interests, and many others.
How to Access Public Records:
Did you know you can view many City records online immediately and avoid copying fees?
Click here to browse:
- City Clerk Public Records
- City Council Agenda Packets 2014 and later
- City Council Agenda Packets 2013 and earlier
- Meeting Minutes 2014 and later
- Meeting Minutes 2013 and earlier
Click here to view Building Permits 1992-current (for permits prior to 1992, please complete a Records Request Form below)
Public Records Act Request
The California State Legislature adopted the Public Records Act in 1975. It is designed to give the public access to information in the possession of public agencies. The Act also provides that public records shall be open for inspection during regular office hours of the agency. The public can inspect or receive a copy of any record unless the record is exempted from disclosure under the act.
- Emailed records: No charge
- Paper copies of records: $1.00 for the 1st page, $0.10 each additional page
- Paper copies of State-mandated filings (statements of economic interest and campaign statements): $0.10 per page
Requests requiring computer programming will be charged a fee of the full cost including overhead for the time to create such document or program. Requester will be required to provide a deposit to cover estimated costs, as calculated by City staff.