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Open Records Request

The City of Newnan is an agency covered by Georgia’s Open Records Law, O.C.G.A. §50-18-70. Under this law, all public records shall be open for personal inspection, and copying, except those which by order of a court or by law are specifically exempted from disclosure. 

The City Clerk is designated as the Open Records Officer for the City of Newnan for all city records except for requests for all records maintained by the City of Newnan Police Department or the City of Newnan Municipal Court. The Administrative Assistant to the Police Chief is  designated as the Open Records Officer for the Newnan Police Department for all requests for records maintained by the City of Newnan.

All open records requests must be made in writing, and served upon the appropriate Open Records Officer in one of the following ways:

For all records maintained by the City of Newnan Police Department:

  • In-person during normal business hours (Monday -Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) of the City of Newnan Police Department, 1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard, Newnan, GA 30263
  • By mail addressed to Open Records Officer, City of Newnan Police Department, 1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard, Newnan, GA 30263
  • By statutory overnight delivery addressed to Open Records Officer, City of Newnan Police Department, 1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard, Newnan, GA 30263
  • By email addressed to npdopenrecords@cityofnewnan.org
  • By online form, here.
  • An accident report request form is available here


For all records maintained by the City of Newnan Municipal Court:

  • In-person during normal business hours (Monday -Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) of the City of Newnan Municipal Court, 1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard, Newnan, GA 30263
  • By mail addressed to Open Records Officer, City of Newnan Municipal Court, 1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard, Newnan, GA 30263
  • By statutory overnight delivery addressed to Open Records Officer, City of Newnan Municipal Court, 1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard, Newnan, GA 30263
  • By email addressed to courtrecords@cityofnewnan.org
  • By online form, here.


For all city records, including (but not limited to) building, zoning, and human resources: 

  • In-person during normal business hours (Monday -Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) of the City at 25 Lagrange Street, Newnan, Georgia 30263
  • By mail addressed to the Open Records Officer, City of Newnan, P.O. Box 1193, Newnan, Georgia 30264
  • By statutory overnight delivery addressed to Open Records Officer, City of Newnan, 25 Lagrange Street, Newnan, Georgia 30263
  • By email addressed to openrecords@cityofnewnan.org
  • By online form here

The enforcement provisions of O.C.G.A. § 50-18-73 & 74, shall be available only to enforce non-compliance when a written request is made consistent with this notice. No enforcement shall be available for non-compliance with oral requests.

Forms for making written requests are available, without charge, at Newnan City Hall, 25 Lagrange Street, Newnan, GA 30263.