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 City Records Center returns to newly improved home 

City Records Center returns to newly improved home

The City Records Center (CRC) is set to re-open in its original location, room B-1, following a brief relocation during remodeling. To access the CRC, citizens should enter the Zeidler Municipal Building (841 N. Broadway) and take the elevator to level "B" Read more here>>

City Accelerator  

City Accelerator Survey

The City of Milwaukee invites business owners to fill out a survey regarding their experience and interest in city contracting.

Milwaukee’s City Accelerator team developed the survey to identify current and future contractors, including minority and women-owned businesses interested in contracting with the City of Milwaukee.

Get more information and fill out the survey by clicking the title or the picture to the left.

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Sex Offender Ordinance

Please note that effective September 23, 2017, the City of Milwaukee’s residency restrictions for sex offenders ordinance has been significantly revised.

Individuals having questions regarding this matter should contact the Milwaukee Police Department’s Sensitive Crimes at 414-935-7405 or 414-935-7401.


Municipal Identification

On July 26, 2016, the Milwaukee Common Council passed a law creating a municipal identification (ID). If you have lived in the City of Milwaukee for at least 15 days, you may be eligible to receive a municipal ID. Click on the picture to learn more.



Legislative Reference Bureau

Maintains a municipal government reference library and performs research, legislative drafting and fiscal analysis for the Common Council and other city departments.


Legislative Research Center (Legistar)

Online access to Common Council files, agendas, minutes and meeting videos and information on city boards, commissions and committees.


License Division

Processes applications for over 100 different licenses and permits and assists the Council in its deliberations regarding licensing matters.


Public Information Division

Produces publications, aldermanic newsletters, arranges press briefings and news releases. Maintains web pages for the Common Council and City Clerk's Office and operates City Channel 25.


City Records Center

Provides departments with record storage services, information management, and mail services conforming to USPS mail standards in a timely manner and assists in compliance with local, state, and federal record laws.

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Red Tape Rescue

Set up your Milwaukee business quickly and easily with these Red Tape Rescue resources:

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City Hall
200 E. Wells Street
Room 205
Milwaukee, WI 53202  

Hours and Directory

(414) 286-2221


City Clerk

Jim Owczarski


Phone: (414) 286-2998
Fax: (414) 286-3456

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