Request a Proclamation

Proclamations are a specific type of document requested by organizations to commemorate a particular holiday or date or group. Proclamations have their own set of guidelines and procedures, which are accessible below:

Proclamation Guidelines

At their discretion, the Commissioners' will issue proclamations for noteworthy local events that deserve special recognition.

The Commissioner's Office handles requests for proclamations. Please review the guidelines below before submitting a request.


  • Requests must be made no fewer than 14 days in advance and no more than 30 days in advance of the date you need the proclamation.
  • Requests must be completed via this form.
  • Neither mailed, faxed, hand-delivered; e-mailed nor phone requests will be honored.
  • Proclamations should not take sides in matters of political controversy; nor should they address personal or individual convictions.
  • No proclamation may be used as part of an advertisement or commercial promotion without the express permission of the Commissioner's Office. Any use of the proclamation in a news release or other type of publication must be approved by the Commissioner's Office prior to publication.
  • Multiple requests by the same organization will not be honored within the same calendar year.
  • Every request must gain official approval before being issued.
  • The Commissioner's reserve the right to modify or deny any proclamation request.
  • Please note that proclamations will be delivered no more than two weeks in advance of the proclamation date.


  • Contact person's first and last name, address and telephone number.
  • A brief summary and/or background of the event or organization.
  • The name and date(s) of the day, week, month, or event to be proclaimed.
  • Proposed text for the proclamation, including 4-6 “Whereas” clauses.
  • An indication of whether the completed proclamation should be mailed (standard U.S. mail) or if you will pick it up.
  • A date when the proclamation is needed.

Proclamations are not automatically renewed from year to year. You must submit a new proclamation for each year. If you would like to request a proclamation, please complete and submit the Proclamation Request form.  

Request a Proclamation

  1. Requested By:
  2. Note: Red Form Entry Fields Like Below Are Required

    Example: This Field Means it's Required

  3. Is this request from a County Agency?*
  4. Should this request be proclaimed during a meeting?*
  5. Note: If this request should be proclaimed during a meeting, someone from the requesting agency/body is required to attend the meeting and must follow up with the Commissioner’s Staff to confirm the meeting date.

  6. Deliver To:
  7. Leave This Blank:

  8. This field is not part of the form submission.