City Council

City Council

Cincinnati City Hall

City Hall

Welcome To City Hall

Cincinnati City Hall was designed by renowned Cincinnati architect Samuel Hannaford and was completed in 1893. It is the home of City government, and includes the offices of the Mayor, City Council and the City Manager.

Location & Hours

City Hall is located at 801 Plum St., in Downtown Cincinnati. It is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

First Floor

Mayor's Office
City Manager's Office
Human Relations Commission
Real Estate/Family Relocation
Celestial Lites Snack Stand & City Gear

Second Floor

Treasurer's Office
Pay All Bills
Vendors & Peddlers License

Third Floor

Council Chambers
Council Member's Offices
Clerk of Council

Fourth Floor

Transportation & Engineering Administration
Sidewalk Permits


Keep Cincinnati Beautiful
Break Room & Vending Machines
Printing Services

City Hall Tours

Are you interested in a tour of historic Cincinnati City Hall? Volunteers can lead tours from 1 to 2 hours long. We appreciate two weeks notice prior to your preferred tour date.

Please call 513-591-6025 to arrange your tour.

More Information

City Hall History

The headquarters for Cincinnati's government has been on this site since 1852, but the building erected then was not nearly as large as the present City Hall. It faced Plum Street, was surrounded by a small park and had a second story added a year or two later. Read More


Government Offices Located Elsewhere

Court Rooms: Hamilton County Court House, 1000 Main St.
Hamilton County Jail: Justice Center, 1000 Sycamore St.
Birth/Death Certificates: Elm Street Clinic, 1525 Elm St.
Purchasing: Two Centennial Plaza, 805 Central Ave., Suite 234
Business Permit Center: Two Centennial Plaza, 805 Central Ave., Suite 500
Facilities Management: Two Centennial Plaza, 805 Central Ave., Suite 320
Human Resources: Two Centennial Plaza, 805 Central Ave., Suite 200