Mission Statement

It is our mission to provide consistent, efficient and professional leadership and administrative services to the Banks City Council, city staff and the citizens of our community.

General Information
The City of Banks operates under the Council - Manager form of government.  The City Council sets policy and the City Manager oversees the day to day  operations of the City government.

The City Recorder is responsible for the official records of the City including City Council minutes, ordinances, and resolutions. The City Recorder also serves as the City's Elections Officer, and assists the governing body (Mayor and City Council) in implementing policies and following State mandates. 

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Permits, Licenses and Forms

City permit applications, license applications, and miscellaneous applications
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Master Plans, Reports, Plans and Documents & Maps

View City Master Plans, Reports, Plans, Documents & Maps.
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City Charter & Code of Ordinances

Link to view the City Charter and Code of Ordinances.
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Business Licenses

Information on obtaining a license for doing business in the City of Banks.
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City Election Information

Are you interested in running for the position of Mayor or City Councilor? 
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Washington County Elections Office

On the Washington County Election site you will find information on current candidate and measure filings, election results, registering to vote, tracking your ballot, ballot drop box locations, and more.