The City Clerk maintains the official records of the City of Naples. This office is located on the first floor of City Hall, 735 Eighth Street South. Any records of the City of Naples may be obtained from the City Clerk by telephone, email, regular mail or in person. Records may also be obtained directly from the City's various operating departments or from the City of Naples website. Public records contained on the City's website are intended to provide access for convenience only, therefore, if used for other than informational purposes, the official documents should be obtained through the City Clerk. According to the Florida Public Records Law (Chapter 119, Florida Statutes), public records may be provided by remote electronic means as an additional, cost effective means of disseminating information.
The City Clerk also records all proceedings of the City Council, appointed boards, committees and commissions of the City, preparing minutes for each. In addition, the Clerk's Office directs the retention program for all City records and operates the City's in-house Records Management Center. The City Clerk reports directly to the City Council and processes all legislation (ordinances and resolutions) for filing.