Trenton City Hall: 2800 Third St. Trenton, MI 48183 | Phone: (734) 675-6500 Fax: (734) 675-4088


Our Mission

The mission of the Clerk's Office is to provide accurate and courteous service to our citizens and our visitors.
As official Keeper of the Records for the City, the Clerk's Office provides clerical service to the City Council both in the preparation of it's agendas and taking minutes of it's meetings. All original minutes of the Council are kept and archived.

All birth and death certificates occurring in the City of Trenton are kept and certified copies are made available to those individuals eligible to purchase them. License's such as dog and cat, mechanical amusement devices, peddler's, transient merchant, ice cream truck and massage licenses are issued in the Clerk's Office along with filing of all petitions, lawsuits, subpoenas, and Freedom of Information requests.

The Clerk's Office conducts all elections in accordance with State and Federal law. The Clerk also administers the Oath of Office to all City Officials, Police Officer's, Board and Commissioner Members. The City Clerk's Office also provides a notary service (some fees may apply for Notary Services.)