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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, et seq. 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. 

By Resolution of the Newnan City Council, adopted at the regular meeting held July 22, 2014, the City Clerk is designated as Open Records Officer and the Human Resource Director and the Administrative Assistant to the City Manager are designated as Assistant Open Records Officers. All Open Records Requests shall be made, in writing, and served upon the Open Records Officer or a designated Assistant in one of the following ways:

 

(a)   by email addressed to openrecords@cityofnewnan.org  

 

(b)  in person during normal business hours at Newnan City Hall, 25 Lagrange Street, Newnan, GA 30263;

 

(c)   by U.S. Mail addressed to Open Records Officer, City of Newnan, P.O. Box 1193, Newnan, GA 30264;

 

(d)  by statutory overnight delivery addressed to Open Records Officer, City of Newnan, 25 Lagrange Street, Newnan, GA 30263; or

(e) by completing and submitting the fillable form online

 

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 and here.