INSTRUCTIONS FOR REQUESTING A CEREMONIAL DOCUMENT FROM COMMISSIONER ELLIS:
Harris County residents may request an official resolution or certificate from Precinct One. Often resolutions are requested for birthdays, special events, celebrations, anniversaries, and in memoriam.
To begin, please complete the request form below.
Providing all the information that is requested will help us serve you better.
Items marked * are required.
A representative will make every effort to respond within 24 hours.
Information about event or recipient (if this is a resolution, detailed background and current information is needed to provide a complete document):
Frequently Asked Questions:
How long is the processing time?
All requests sent via email have a two week processing time unless there are unforeseen circumstances such as death. If a request is mailed to the office, be aware that the processing time will be delayed due to the post office carrier schedule.
Can I send a draft of proposed wording for the ceremonial document?
Yes! We encourage you to send any proposed wording. However, please note that we reserve the right to edit your proposed text to fit our editorial and formatting standards. It is highly unlikely that we will use a draft verbatim.
What happens after I submit my request?
Your request will go through an internal review and approval process. If approved, you will receive a confirmation email.
When can I pick up my ceremonial document?
After you have been notified that your document is completed, it will be available for pick up between the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.