Frequently Asked Questions
If not the City Clerk, then who?
This FAQ covers questions that the Clerk's Office frequently receives, but that are handled by other departments or agencies.
For most questions about City of Seattle services, the Customer Service Bureau is a great place to start.
Other City FAQ's are available here: City of Seattle FAQS.
Information on billboards on City property can be found using the Department of Planning and Development's Registered Billboards database.
To report an issue relating to streets and sidewalks (potholes, sidewalk repairs, broken street sign or signal, etc.) contact the Department of Transportation.
For street use permits, including encroachments (signs etc.), construction, vending and many activities in the public right-of-way, see the Seattle Department of Transportation's Street Use Division