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Records and Document Search

The City's Records and Document Search program allows you to search, browse, and read important documents - without having to come to City Hall!

We continue to add more records as time allows. Currently, the following are available:

  • City Council Ordinances: 1955 - Present
  • City Council Resolutions: 1961-63, 1966, 1972 - Present
  • City Council Minutes: 1911 - Present
  • Petaluma Community Development Commission (PCDC - the former redevelopment commission) Resolutions: 1975 - 2012
  • PCDC Minutes: 1975 - 2012
  • Petaluma Community Development Successor Agency (PCDSA) Resolutions: 2012 - Present
  • Historic and Cultural Preservation Committee Resolutions: 2010 - Present
  • Planning Commission Resolutions: 2005 - Present

Please be patient. Due to budget constraints, our license is limited and does not allow multiple users to access the system simultanously. If the system is busy, please try again later.

You should know that we can only provide limited assistance. For further information, contact the City Clerk's office

To enter a records and document search, click below:

City of Petaluma - Document Management System

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The City's Records and Document Search program allows you to search, browse, and read important documents - without having to come to City Hall!

Request For Public Records

The California Public Records Act gives members of the public the right to inspect and to obtain copies of reasonably identified, non-exempt, exisitng public records. Please list the requested records and be as specific as possible. City staff will be happy to assist records requesters by describing relevant City information technology, the location where records are kept, and by making suggestions for avoiding practical obstacles to obtaining the records sought. City staff will respond to most requests within ten (10) days of receiving a request. For some requests, such as those involving voluminous records, The City may take up to an additional fourteen (l 4) days to respond. The City will inform requesters when non-exempt records or parts of records will be provided, and whether any exemptions apply. The City will provide records requested in electronic form in the form requested if it is one in which the City maintains the records.

Click Here to submit a public records request.

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