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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 November 24, 2020, the City Clerk is designated as 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. The Administrative Assistant to the Police Chief is hereby designated as 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 city records except for records maintained by the City of Newnan Police Department:

  • In-person during normal business hours of the City at 25 Lagrange Street, Newnan, Georgia 30263
  • By Mail addressed to 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 below.
For all records maintained by the City of Newnan Police Department:
  • In-person during normal business hours of the City of Newnan, 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
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.