Recorder's Office

Message from City Recorder Jody Bates

The City Recorder’s Office is the custodian of the official records of the City of Orem, and records of the proceedings of the Orem City Council. The Office maintains all ordinances and resolutions adopted by the City Council and keeps the municipal code.

 The Office coordinates and conducts municipal elections for the City of Orem. Election information is maintained by this office which accepts applications from candidates seeking to run for public office within Orem.

All public noticing including meetings, agendas, and ordinances are posted by this office.

The Office administrates the City’s Government Records Access and Management (GRAMA) records request program. The State of Utah established the GRAMA Act allow the public to make a request for a record from the appropriate Utah government official or agency. For police records, contact the Police Department. 

 

Important Election Dates and Deadlines

Primary Election

  • June 2, 2019 – June 7, 2019: Declaration of candidacy period.
  • June 28, 2019: Ballots are transmitted to overseas and military (UOCAVA) voters.
  • July 15, 2019: Last day to mail a paper voter registration form.
  • July 23, 2019: Mail ballots are sent to voters.
  • July 30, 2019: In-person early voting begins.  Voters may register to vote with a provisional ballot at an early polling location. Early voting may not be available in certain municipalities.
  • August 6, 2019: Last day to request a mail ballot and register to vote online or at the county clerk’s office.
  • August 9, 2019: In-person early voting ends.
  • August 13, 2019: Municipal Primary Election.  Voters may register to vote with a provisional ballot at a polling location. 

General Election

  • September 6, 2019: Last day to declare write-in candidacy.
  • September 20, 2019: Ballots are transmitted to overseas and military (UOCAVA) voters.
  • October 7, 2019: Last day to mail a paper voter registration form.
  • October 15, 2019: Mail ballots are sent to voters.
  • October 22, 2019: In-person early voting begins.  Voters may register to vote with a provisional ballot at an early polling location. Early voting may not be available in certain municipalities.
  • October 29, 2019: Last day to request a mail ballot and register to vote online or at the county clerk’s office.
  • November 1, 2019: In-person early voting ends.
  • November 5, 2019: Municipal General Election. Voters may register to vote with a provisional ballot at a polling location. 

Records Request and GRAMA Requests


Please fill out a Records Request Form with as much detail as possible.
Records Request Form

Recorder’s Office

56 North State Street

Orem, UT 84057

tel:(801) 229-7298

fax: (801) 229-7197

email: jbates@orem.org

Please allow 10 business days to process your request.