If you believe that the City of Walnut Creek or its employee(s) has caused damage to you, your personal property or real property, you have the right to file a claim against the city for damages. Claim forms are available at City Hall through the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours. Claims take approximately 45 days to process. Please follow the instructions on the claim form and attach any documentation (e.g. photographs, reports, witness statements or estimates) that you feel may support your claim. You may mail or personally deliver a claim form to:

Walnut Creek City Clerk
1666 North Main Street, 3rd Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Please complete the form in its entirety or risk having it returned to you as insufficient.

If you have questions or need additional information regarding the filing of a claim, please contact the City Attorney’s Office at (925) 943-5813. Please note that the City does not provide legal advice (it is recommended that you seek legal advice from private counsel).