The City of Albany provides essential services to the community.

Welcome to your City Government! Our goal is to continually improve the City of Albany's services and we are pleased to provide you with 24 hour access to online information and services.

In this section you will find the resources needed to learn about services provided by city departments, meet your elected officials, understand how our city government works, and discover Albany's unique history. You will be able to download forms for licenses and permits, read the minutes of the Common Council's latest meeting and read about the many programs the City of Albany has to offer it's citizens, businesses and visitors alike. In this section you will find access to our Federal, State and County government as well.

The City of Albany's government is centered on the Mayor, Treasurer, Chief City Auditor, sixteen Common Council members and ten departments.

To navigate this section, please browse the links found beneath Government in the navigation on the right hand side of this page. Your comments, concerns, and suggestions are always welcome. Please feel free to e-mail those to webmaster@ci.albany.ny.us.