Proclamation Request

The Mayor receives hundreds of requests for Mayoral Proclamations each year. Here are a few guidelines if you would like to request one.

  • The request must be made in writing with  a minimum two weeks advance notice
  • You must include contact information - name, phone number, email address
  • You must Include:
    • Facts about the subject matter
    • Specific title of proclamation
    • Date proclamation is needed
    • Name and brief description for the event
  • Proclamations need to be picked up from City Hall. Proclamations will not be mailed.


  • City of Tulsa has the right to deny requests
  • Proclamation may be edited
  • Person making request should be a citizen of Tulsa (unless approved by Mayor)
  • Proclamations are to recognize:
    • an organization's event or special action
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • public awareness campaigns
    • arts and cultural celebrations
    • certain events or causes which positively impact the community and conveys an affirmative message to residents
    • groundbreaking/business openings
    • Organizations may only request one proclamation annually
  • Proclamations are ceremonial (no legislative or legal value)

Proclamations will NOT be issued for:

  • Political matters
  • Controversial issues
  • Events or organizations with no direct relationship to the city
  • For profit
  • Business endorsement
  • Letters of Congratulations, including:
    • Retirements
    • Birthdays
    • Wedding /Wedding Anniversaries
    • Deceased persons
    • Religious events or celebrations
    • Family/Class reunions

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