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The City Clerk Department is closed to the public until further notice.  Please click on this link to access information regarding COVID-19.

ATTENTION LEGAL PROCESS SERVERS:

Please be advised that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Clerk has been authorized to accept valid service of process via regular mail pursuant to Section 415.30 of the California Code of Civil Procedure (“CCP”).  During this time the City Clerk has also been authorized to accept service of all valid Civil Subpoenas, issued pursuant to CCP Section 1985 et seq. for the production of business records, via regular mail.  

Please mail your documents to City Clerk Department, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362.  

Government Claims made on the City’s General Claim Form with any supporting documentation may be presented via email addressed to cityclerk@toaks.org.  Be advised that the City Clerk is only authorized to accept service on behalf of the City of Thousand Oaks – the City Clerk has no authority to accept service on behalf any other individually named persons or entities.

About the City Clerk Department

The City Clerk is the official keeper of the municipal records, and is sometimes referred to as the historian of the community. City Clerk responsibilities include:

  • Acting as the official custodian of records for the City and is responsible for all City Council agendas, minutes, ordinances, resolutions and legal publications
  • Coordinating Fair Political Practices Commission filings including the Statement of Economic Interests and Campaign Disclosures
  • Acting as the service agent for the City regarding claims, subpoenas and summons
  • Overseeing the City's records management, legislative history, bids, contracts, archives, election activities, and board/commission/committee programs

Communications directed to the City, its legislative bodies and their members (i.e., City Council, Planning Commission) or City staff are public records, and are subject to disclosure pursuant to the California Public Records Act and Brown Act unless exempt from disclosure under the applicable law.