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City and County Domestic Partner Registries

The following cities and counties maintain domestic partner registries.

 

ARKANSAS

City of Eureka Springs
City Clerk's Office 44 S. Main
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Tel: 479/253-9703
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

ARIZONA

City of Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ 85726
Open to opposite- and same-sex couples. Effective February 9, 2009.
City of Tucson
P.O. Box 27210
Tucson, AZ 85726
Tel: 520/791-4566
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

CALIFORNIA

City of Berkeley
Office of the City Clerk 2180 Milvia St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Tel: 510/981-6900
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, CA 
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Cathedral City
Office of the City Clerk
Cathedral City, CA
Tel: 760/770-0322
Registrants must be residents of the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Davis
Office of the City Clerk
Davis, CA
Tel: 530/757-5602
Registrants must be residents of the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Laguna Beach
Office of the City Clerk 505 Forest Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Tel: 949/497-0705
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Long Beach
Office of the City Clerk 333 W. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Tel: 562/570-6626
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples. Benefits include visitation rights in hospitals and correctional facilities equal to those given to a spouse.
Los Angeles County
Office of the County Clerk 12400 Imperial Hwy., Room 2001
Norwalk, CA 90650
Tel: 562/462-2177
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed by the county.
City of Oakland
Office of the City Clerk One Frank Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: 510/238-7979
Registrants must be residents of the city or have at least one partner employed by the city.
City of Palm Springs
Office of the City Clerk 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Tel: 760/323-8204
Registrants must be residents of the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Palo Alto
Office of the City Clerk 250 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Tel: 650/329-2571
There is no residency requirement for registrants.
City of Petaluma
Office of the City Clerk 11 English St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
Tel: 707/778-4360
Registrants must be residents of the city or have at least one partner employed in the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Sacramento
Office of the City Clerk 915 I St., Room 304
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: 916/264-7200
Registrants must be residents of the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of San Francisco
Office of the County Clerk City Hall, Room 168
San Francisco, CA 94102-4678
Tel: 415/554-4950
Registrants must be residents of the city or have at least one partner employed by the city or county government. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
Marin County
Office of the County Clerk Marin County Civic Center, Room 247
San Rafael, CA
Tel: 415/499-6152
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed in the county. Limited to same-sex couples.
Santa Barbara County
Office of the County Clerk-Recorder Hall of Records, 1100 Anacapa
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-0159
Tel: 805/568-2250
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed in the county.
City of Santa Barbara
Office of the City Clerk 735 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990
Tel: 805/564-5309
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Santa Monica
Office of the City Clerk 1685 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Tel: 310/458-8211
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of West Hollywood
Office of the City Clerk 8300 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069-4314
Tel: 323/848-6400
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples. Notarized applications are accepted by mail when accompanied by appropriate payment.

 

COLORADO

City of Boulder
Office of the City Clerk 1777 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302
Tel: 303/441-3011
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Denver
Office of the City Clerk 1437 Bannock St., Room 281
Denver, CO 80202
Tel: 720/865-8433
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

CONNECTICUT

Town of Hartford
Office of Town Clerk 550 Main Street, Ste. 104
Hartford, CT 06103
Tel: 860/543-8580
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

FLORIDA

Broward County
County Records Division 115 S. Andrews Ave, Room 114
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Tel: 954/357-7271
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed by the county. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Key West
Office of the City Clerk 525 Angela St.
Key West, FL
Tel: 305/292-8193
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Miami Beach
City Clerk's Office
Miami Beach, FL
Tel: 305/673-7411
There is no residency requirement for registrants.
Miami-Dade County
Miami, FL
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed by the county. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of West Palm Beach
Office of the City Clerk 200 2nd Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

GEORGIA

Unified Gov. of Athens-Clarke County
Athens, GA
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed by the county. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
Fulton County
Clerk to the Board of Commissions
Atlanta, GA
Tel: 404/730-8200
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed by the county. Limited to same-sex couples.
City of Atlanta
Office of the City Clerk 55 Trinity Ave., S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-3584
Tel: 404/330-6030
Registrants must be residents of the city.

 

IOWA

City of Iowa City
Office of the City Clerk 410 E. Washington St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
Tel: 319/356-5043
Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

ILLINOIS

Cook County
Cook County Clerk Bureau of Vital Records
Chicago, IL
Tel: 312/603-5584
Limited to same-sex couples.
Village of Oak Park
Office of the Village Clerk 123 Madison St.
Oak Park, IL 60302
Tel: 708/358-5670
Registrants must be residents of the city. Limited to same-sex couples.
City of Urbana
Office of the City Clerk
Urbana, IL 
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

KANSAS

City of Lawrence
Lawrence, KS
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

LOUISIANA

City of New Orleans
Office of the Clerk of Council 1300 Perdido St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tel: 504/565-6393
Registrants must be residents of the city or have at least one partner employed in the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

MASSACHUSETTS

City of Boston
Office of the City Clerk 1 City Hall Plaza, Rm. 601
Boston, MA 02201
Tel: 617/635-2689
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
Town of Brewster
Office of Town Clerk 2198 Main St.
Brewster, MA 02631
Tel: 508/896-4506
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
Town of Brookline
Office of Town Clerk 333 Washington St., First Floor
Brookline, MA 02445
Tel: 617/730-2010
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Limited to same-sex couples.
City of Cambridge
Office of the City Clerk 795 Massachusetts Ave., Room 103
Cambridge, MA 02139
Tel: 617/349-4260
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.Benefits include visitation rights in hospitals and correctional facilities equal to those given to a spouse. A domestic partner, who is also the parent or legal guardian of a child, may file a form at or send a letter to the child's school to indicate that the parent's domestic partner shall have access to the child's records.
Town of Nantucket
Office of Town Clerk 16 Broad St.
Nantucket, MA 02554
Tel: 508/228-7216
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
Town of Provincetown
Office of Town Clerk 260 Commercial St.
Provincetown, MA 02657
Tel: 508/487-7013 ext. 528
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples. Benefits include visitation rights in hospitals and correctional facilities equal to those given to a spouse. A domestic partner, who is also the parent or legal guardian of a child, may file a form at or send a letter to the child's school to indicate that the parent's domestic partner shall have access to the child's records.

 

MAINE

City of Portland
Office of the City Clerk 389 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101
Tel: 207/756-8385
Registrants must be residents of the city. Benefits include the visitation rights at city health facilities equal to those given to a spouse.

 

MICHIGAN

City of Ann Arbor
Office of the City Clerk 100 N. Fifth Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Tel: 734/994-2725
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Notarized applications are accepted by mail when accompanied by appropriate payment.

 

MINNESOTA

City of Duluth
City Clerk’s Office
Duluth, MN
Tel: 218/730-5500
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Edina
City Clerk's Office, Edina City Hall
4801 W. 50th St.
Edina, MN  55424
Tel: 952/826-0408
At least one registrant must be a resident of the city or be employed in the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Minneapolis
City Clerk’s Office 350 S. 5th St., Room 304
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Tel: 612/673-2215
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of St. Paul
City Clerk’s Office
St. Paul, MN
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples. [Effective Aug. 22, 2009]

 

MISSOURI

City of Columbia
Health Department
1005 W. Worley St.
Columbia, MO 65203
Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Kansas City
Office of the City Clerk 414 E. 12th St., 25th Floor
Kansas City, MO
Tel: 816/513-3360
There is no residency requirement for registrants.
City of St. Louis
Register's Office City Hall, Room 118
St. Louis, MO 63103
Tel: 314/622-4145
Registrants must be residents of the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Town of Carrboro
Office of Town Clerk 301 W. Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510
Tel: 919/918-7309
Registrants must be residents of the town or have at least one partner employed by the town. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
Town of Chapel Hill
Office of Town Clerk
306 N. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Tel: 919/968-2743
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite-sex and same-sex couples.

 

NEW YORK

City of Albany
Office of the City Clerk City Hall, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
Tel: 518/434-5090
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
Town of East Hampton
Office of the Town Clerk 159 Pantigo Rd.
East Hampton, NY
Tel: 631/324-4142
Open to opposite-sex and same-sex couples.
City of Ithaca
Office of the City Clerk 108 East Green St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Tel: 607/274-6570
There is no residency requirement for registrants.
Town of Ithaca
Office of the City Clerk 215 N. Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Tel: 607/273-1721
County of Rockland
County Clerk’s Office 1 South Main Street
New City, NY 10956
Tel: 845/638-5221
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed by the county government. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of New York
Office of the City Clerk 1 Centre St.
New York, NY 10007
Tel: 212/669-2400
Registrants must be residents of the city or have at least one partner employed by the city.
Suffolk County
County Clerk's Office 310 Center Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901
Tel: 631/852-2000
Registrants must be residents of the county or have at least one partner employed by the county. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Rochester
Office of the City Clerk
Rochester, NY 14614
Tel: 585/428-7421
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
Southampton Town
Town Clerk 116 Hampton Rd.
Southampton, NY 11968
Tel: 631/287-5740
Registrants must be residents of the City. Open to opposite-sex and same-sex couples.
Westchester County
Office of the County Clerk 110 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
White Plains, NY 10601
Tel: 914/995-3080
Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

OHIO

City of Cleveland
601 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples. Effective April 9, 2009.
City of Cleveland Heights
40 Severance Circle
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Tel: 216/291-2323

City of Columbus
City Clerk's Office
90 West Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Tel: 614-645-7380

 

OREGON

City of Ashland
Municipal Court 1155 E. Main
Ashland, OR 97520
Tel: 541/482-5214
There is no residency requirement for domestic partnership registrants. Limited to same-sex couples.
City of Eugene
City Recorder's Office 777 Pearl St., Rm. 105B
Eugene, OR 97401
Tel: 541/682-5042
There is no residency requirement for domestic partnership registrants. Open to opposite-sex and same-sex couples.
Multnomah County
County Offices 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214-3577
Tel: 503/988-3027
Both partners must be present to register.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

City of Philadelphia
Commission on Human Relations
34 S. 11th St., 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tel: 215/686-4670
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Limited to same-sex couples.
City of Pittsburgh
Department of Personnel
414 Grant Street, Rm. 431
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Tel: 412/255-2710
Registrants must be residents of the city or have at least one partner employed by the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

TEXAS

Travis County
Office of Deputy Clerk 1000 Guadalupe St., #222
Austin, TX 78701
Tel: 512/854-9188
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

UTAH

Salt Lake City
City Recorder's Office
Salt Lake City, UT
Tel:801/535-7671
The Mutual Commitment Registry is open to city residents.

 

WASHINGTON

City of Lacey
Office of the City Clerk
Lacey, WA
Tel: 360/491-3214
Registrants must be residents of the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Olympia
Office of the City Clerk 900 Plum Street SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Tel: 360/753-8325
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples. Notarized applications are accepted by mail when accompanied by appropriate payment.
City of Seattle
Office of the City Clerk 600 Fourth Ave., Room 104
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206/684-8361
There is no residency requirement for registrants. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples. Notarized applications are accepted by mail when accompanied by appropriate payment.
City of Tumwater
General Services Department 555 Israel Rd. SW
Tumwater, WA 98501
Tel: 360/754-4132
Registrants must be residents of the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.

 

WISCONSIN

Dane County
Registry will go into effect on December 1, 2008. Details to follow.
City of Madison
Office of the City Clerk Rm. 103, City-County Bldg.
Madison, WI 53703-3342
Tel: 608/266-4601
Email: clerk@ci.madison.wi.us
Registrants must be residents of the city. Open to opposite- and same-sex couples.
City of Milwaukee
City Clerk - License Division 200 E. Wells St., Room 105
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Tel: 414/286-2238
Registrants must be residents of the city. Limited to same-sex couples.