Welcome to the Office of the City Clerk

The Office of the City Clerk is often the first point of contact for those engaging with the City of Inkster. Our mission is to consistently provide positive customer experiences to all that we serve.

The Clerk's office is empowered with, and responsible for, administering all oaths required by state statute, city charter, and local ordinances.

The Clerk is the official keeper of all records and the seal for the City of Inkster. The responsibilities of the City Clerk are numerous and are defined by state and local statutes.
The City Clerk is responsible for:

  • Administration of all elections
  • Management of the City Code of Ordinances
  • Agenda preparation, recording of meeting minutes, administrative support to the Mayor, City Council and Board of Ethics
  • Maintenance of all board and commission membership rosters
  • Legal notices required by state and local statutes
  • Maintenance of legal files (contracts, agreements, deeds, etc.)
  • FOIA Coordinator
  • Business License Administrator, including special event applications 
  • Directing incoming telephone calls, responding to citizen inquiries, and distributing mail
  • Notary Public Service

The City of Inkster City Clerk's Office is located at 26215 Trowbridge, Inkster, MI 48141. You can submit requests to clerk@cityofinkster.com

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 313-563-9770

Use the drop box at the main entrance of City Hall as a convenient way to deliver documents to the City Clerk. 

  • Voter Registration Applications
  • Absentee Ballot Requests
  • Absentee Ballots
  • Business License Renewals
  • All other forms

For information on the new voter registration and absent voter laws enacted by the passage of Proposal 18-3 in November 2018, please visit the Voting Information tab at www.michigan.gov/sos .


Applications are available or online at the City Clerk’s office. Please allow thirty (30) days for processing. Call for additional information.


Forms are available online or at City Hall.


If interested in serving on one of the Boards and Commissions, an application may be obtained from the website or by request.


Permits are obtained online or at the Clerk’s office. The fee allows five consecutive days of the sale at your residence.  For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s office.


Contact the City Clerk’s office for election cycle dates and filing deadlines. We encourage all residents to vote either at your polling location or by absentee ballots.

For further information on absentee voting visit the Michigan Secretary of State website at: www.michigan.gov/sos, call the City Clerk’s office at (313) 563-9770 or, email your questions to clerk@cityofinkster.com

Voter Registration Information:

Michigan Election Law states that you must be registered to vote 30 days prior to an election. Applicants must be at least 18 years old by election day and be U.S. citizens. Applicants must also be a resident of Michigan and of the city or township in which they wish to register.

To register, contact or visit the City Clerk's Office or visit any Secretary of State Office.


District/Precinct:   Location:
District 1 /Precinct 1 Floyd B. Simmons Center – 29150 Carlysle 
District /Precinct 2 Floyd B. Simmons Center – 29150 Carlysle 
District 2 /Precinct 1 Inkster Recreation Complex -2025 Middlebelt
District 2 /Precinct 2 Inkster Recreation Complex -2025 Middlebelt
District 3 /Precinct 1 Smith Chapel Church - 3035 Walnut
District 3 /Precinct 2 F. L. Peterson Academy - 4000 Sylvia
District 4 /Precinct 1 Hicks School - 100 Helen St.
District 4 /Precinct 2 American International Academy 27100 Avondale 
District 5 /Precinct 1 Tomlinson School – 25912 Annapolis
District 6 /Precinct 1 Inkster Recreation Complex -2025 Middlebelt
District 6 /Precinct 2 Daly Elementary School – 25824 Michigan Ave.

Online Forms

We also offer the ability to fill out the forms online, which submit directly to staff email. This is optional, as these forms are also available in PDF format (view our Forms, Permits & Applications page for more information on printable forms).

These online forms are available in our form center.