Bainbridge Island City Hall serves as the administrative center and citizen support hub for local government operations.
Specifically, Bainbridge Island City Hall:
• Provides administrative and staff support for local government operations and departments. City Hall houses many of the city's key offices and departments.
• Issues business licenses, permits, and approvals for construction projects, land development, and other activities regulated by the city.
• Handles citizen inquiries, complaints, records requests and other interactions with the city government.
• Manages city finances like the budget, payroll, contracts, purchasing, billing and accounts payable/receivable.
• Conducts city council, board and commission meetings where decisions are made on policies, programs, projects and city services.
• Registers voters and coordinates local elections for positions like city council and mayor.
• Maintains official records like ordinances, resolutions, meeting minutes and property/ownership records.
• Oversees programs and services including parks, transportation, planning, community development and more.
• Enforces municipal codes regarding zoning, land use, parking, noise and other city regulations.
• Provides information to residents on anything related to living, working and doing business on Bainbridge Island.