City Clerk


As of June 2, 2020 City Hall is open to the public during normal business hours; Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Everyone entering City Hall must adhere to strict social distancing protocols and face masks are required for all individuals entering in the building. 

The City Clerk’s Office encourages customers to conduct as much business as possible by telephone and electronic means.

Currently passport processing is available at City Hall. You are able to submit your US passport application to the City Clerk’s Office for processing; Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Scheduling an appointment is suggested, however not required. To schedule an appointment please call 775-784-9830.For information on processing agencies, please visit

If you have business license related questions, please call 775-784-9830 or email

If you have a public records request, please fill out this records request form online, or email us at  

For up to date information on COVID-19,  the State of Nevada has provided this website,


Mission Statement

The mission of the Fernley City Clerk’s Office is to provide quality services to all customers, both internal and external in an ethical, impartial, and professional manner. We will conduct municipal elections with the highest integrity, effectively manage all official records of the City, and issue and enforce all required licenses, which protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community.

The City Clerk is the official record keeper and custodian of the following:

  • Agendas / Minutes
  • Contracts / Agreements
  • Corporate Seal of the City
  • Election Records
  • Ordinances
  • Resolutions


  • City elections
  • Prepare agendas and minutes
  • Process of business and liquor licenses
  • Process passport applications
  • Records information management
  • Provides administrative support to the City Council, Planning Commission and the Convention and Tourism Authority Board.