The City Records Center provides records and information management consultation and service to City Department, while also assisting the Milwaukee community with their research and information needs for high-value City archival records.
News and Updates
Effective 8/31/20, City Records is again open to the public, subject to mask and social distancing requirements. Customers are still encouraged to submit and receive requests via phone or email; members of the public looking for building plans are encouraged to download and complete the Secure Structure Application and include it, along with a scan of a photo ID, as attachments to their request email. Customers are encouraged to submit payment in check form when possible.
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Information on Archival records maintained at City Records and available for public access.
Access to Historic Tax Rolls (Personal Property/Real Estate) and City-inspected Building Plans.
Links to forms, global schedules, records coordinator listings, and guidance on management of City records.
Information about CRC's scanning and indexing services and instructions for using the City's Electronic Document Management System (E-Vault).
Hours and information for the City Mailroom.
Inactive Records Storage, Reference, Retrieval, and Destruction Services for City Departments.