The City Clerk’s office handles the coordination of City Council meeting documentation, Board and Commission Applications, City Elections, Liquor Licensing, Marijuana Licensing, other Special Business Licensing, and Passport Applications. The City Clerk is also responsible for maintaining City Records.
If you would like to view City Records, please complete the Public Records Request form and email it to the City Clerk’s office at
clerk@ThorntonCO.gov or fax the form to 303-538-7224. Please call Records at 303-538-7615, to verify receipt of your request or if you have additional questions. You may also bring the completed request to the City Clerk’s office, 9500 Civic Center Drive, second floor. Refer to the Public Records Fees to determine the cost for obtaining copies of documents.
Be advised that all written public records requests become a public record.
Online Public Records Search
To perform your own search of the City Council Ordinances, Resolution, Agenda or Minutes click on the Public Records Search Link on the left side. Please call 303-538-7230 if you have questions.
For police records, please complete the Police Records Request Form and bring it to the Thornton Police Department. Please call 720-977-5140 if you have questions.
For Municipal Court records, please visit the Court website.
Thornton Municipal Code
Thornton's Municipal Code is 74 chapters of ordinances setting standards for every aspect of city life. It covers — to name just a few —
Thornton City Charter, taxation, construction, sanitation, fire safety, human rights, animal ownership, trash disposal, and city utilities.
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