The mission of the City Clerk’s Office is to provide excellence in customer service. We serve as the repository of the official records of the City of Fort Pierce and as such, provide proper and adequate access to those records by the public. Our goal is to promote a business friendly atmosphere whereby businesses can expect timely processing of applications for business tax receipts and contractor licensing as well as any general inquiries.
City Clerk Duties
Preparation and publication of all Commission agenda and meeting minutes
Administration of oaths required by City and State Law
Preparation, execution and distribution of Proclamations, Resolutions and Ordinances
Administration of all municipal elections
Serves as Public Information Officer for the City
Serves as Enterprise Zone Coordinator
Oversees updating and publishing of the Code of Ordinances
Provides for legal advertisements
Keeps official files of ordinances, resolutions, agreements and deeds
Oversees city-wide retention of official records
Issuance and collection of business tax receipts and contractor licensing
Maintain current appointments to City boards and committees
Provides staff support to the Mayor and Commissioners
Official files are kept for all ordinances, resolutions, contracts and deeds. The City Clerk advises and oversees departments on citywide retention of official records.
Business Tax Receipts
The City Clerk issues all business tax receipts (formerly known as occupational license), animal licenses, and contractor competency cards.