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Office of the Clerk


Office of the Clerk provides legislative support services to City Council, its Standing and Special Committees, Administration, the Development Appeal Board and the Board of Revision. As part of its legislative support services, the City Clerk's Office ensures that the process of Council is followed as prescribed in the Council Procedures By-law and applicable Territorial and Federal legislation.

Office of the Clerk coordinates reports and information received from the various Departments of the City, as well as outside sources, for the preparation of Agendas and also attends the various meetings to record the minutes of proceedings. All copies of original Minutes and By-laws are retained in the City Clerk's Office, along with the Official Corporate Seal of the City.

Office of the Clerk conducts all Municipal General Elections / By-elections, and Voter Borrowing Approval Referendums in accordance with the prescribed legislation.

Office of the Clerk is also responsible for the City's Public and Statutory Information Program and produces a weekly information flyer that is distributed to all deliverable addresses within the municipality. The Clerk's Office also maintains the City's website content.

Lastly, Office of the Clerk assists all City Departments with Records Management Practices and provides training in electronic records management software.

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699