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:

  1. In-person during normal business hours of the city at:
    25 Lagrange Street
    Newnan, GA 30263
  2. By mail addressed to: 
    Open Records Officer
    City of Newnan
    P.O. Box 1193
    Newnan, GA 30264
  3. By Statutory Overnight Delivery addressed to: 
    Open Records Officer
    City of Newnan
    25 Lagrange Street
    Newnan, GA 30263
  4. By email, email Open Records Request
  5. By online form

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

  1. In-person during normal business hours of the City of Newnan:
    Newnan Police Department
    1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard
    Newnan, GA 30263
  2. By mail addressed to: 
    Open Records Officer
    City of Newnan Police Department
    1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard
    Newnan, GA 30263
  3. By statutory overnight delivery addressed to: 
    Open Records Officer
    City of Newnan Police Department
    1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard
    Newnan, GA 30263
  4. By email, email Open Records Request
  5. By the following online form

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 Police Department
1 Joseph Hannah Boulevard
Newnan, GA 30263

We will reply to your request within 3 business days. Open records are subject to cost(s). You will be informed of any associated cost(s) prior to any obligation. Please be sure to let us know if you need your records certified.