Pocatello City Clerk

The City Clerk's Office is a division of the Mayor's Office and has a professional staff that provides a vital service for the community and the city organization.
Close-up photograph of the file folders in a file cabinet
The Clerk maintains the permanent records of the city, which includes all City Council agendas and minutes, contracts, agreements, leases, and cemetery deed records. The Clerk also accepts requests for public records.


The Clerk is responsible for issuing city licenses, except those associated with the building trade. All applications are processed through the Permits and Licensing Division of the Pocatello Police Department. If you have questions regarding city business licenses, not related to the building trade, please email the City Licensing Enforcement Officer, Jene Purman, or call 208-234-6285.


Additionally, the City Clerk administers all city elections, which includes auditing the campaign financial reports.


For questions regarding City Council agendas, city contracts, agreements, leases, cemetery deed records, or city elections, please feel free to contact the City Clerk.