Research Assistance

Looking for current legislation? Need the exact text of a City of Seattle law? Interested in the history of City policy? We can help!

The guides below may help you get started. Clerk and Archives staff are also available to help you with your research.

City Clerk Guides and Research Tools

The Seattle Municipal Archives proves guides and tools for researching the history of the City of Seattle. Holdings document the history, development, and activities of the agencies and elected officials of Seattle and the interaction between citizens and their local government.