Responsibilities of the Office of the City Clerk
The City Clerk’s office is responsible for preparing and distributing agendas, documents, and minutes for City Commission meetings; maintaining, recording and preserving all official documents and proceedings of the City Commission; publishing legal advertisements; posting public notices; coordinating the codification and publication of the City’s Code of Ordinances; processing weed abatement and demolition assessments; receiving and filing claims; distributing accounts payable and payroll checks; processing all incoming and outgoing mail; receiving and processing applications for alcohol beverage licenses and bail bonding licenses; receiving and processing annexation, property inquiry, and public information requests; distributing tobacco stamps; and conducting municipal and school board elections.
Applications & Licenses
Applications for the sale of alcoholic beverages and bail bonding licenses are filed with the city clerk. Petitions for annexation into the corporate limits of the City of Dothan and damage claims against the City of Dothan are also filed in the city clerk’s office.
Requesting Records & Information
Public records requests are to be made in writing and filed in the office of the city clerk. A printable form is available at the following link for convenience:
Public Records Request Form (PDF)
Submit written request to include name, address, phone number, description, and purpose to:
City of Dothan
City Clerk’s Office
126 N St. Andrews Street
Dothan, AL 36303
P.O. Box 2128
Dothan, AL 36302
Sales, Use & Lodgings Taxes
Sales, use, and lodgings taxes are collected by AlaTAX, which is located in Birmingham, Alabama. For information, call (800) 556-7274.