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Open Records Requests

Submitting an Online Open Records Request

Cobb County offers an online request service through our Open Records Center. Requests submitted through the service are sent to the 22 county departments for which the Cobb County Attorney’s Office is the official records custodian (a list is provided below).

Create an account through our service to:

  • Submit an Open Records Request
  • View archived requests
  • Receive requested files electronically
  • View trending topics related to open records

About Open Records

The Georgia Open Records Act and related subtitles of Georgia law authorize a personal inspection of public records at a reasonable time and place unless prohibited by a court order or otherwise exempted by law. However, no public official or personnel is required to prepare reports, summaries or compilations not in existence at the time of an Open Records Request.

Please note:  The Cobb County Attorney’s Office is not the official custodian of records for all county departments. Governing authorities have designated the following persons as official record custodians as allowed by O.C.G.A 50-18-71:

Open Records Custodians

General County Government

County Attorney H. William Rowling, Jr.
100 Cherokee Street
Marietta, GA 30090
(770) 528-4000
Open Records Center

Departments include:

  • Animal Control
  • Board of Commissioners
  • Communications
  • Community Development
    • Business Licenses
    • Building Permits
    • Zoning
    • Inspections
    • Code Enforcement
  • County Attorney
  • County Clerk
  • County Manager
  • Department of Public Safety (includes Internal Affairs)
  • Economic Development
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Services
  • Internal Audit
  • Libraries
  • Property Management
  • Purchasing
  • Senior Services
  • Storm Water Management
  • Department of Transportation
  • Water System

Elections and Voter Registration

Janine Eveler
736 Whitlock Ave, Suite 400
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 528-2581

911 - Emergency Communications

Records Custodian
140 N. Marietta Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 499-4106

Fire and Emergency Services

Fire and EMS Records:

Division Chief Michael Cunningham
1595 County Services Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30008
(770) 528-8000

Phase I Site Assessments

Code Violations

Fire Marshal's Office

Tier II Reports

Police Department

(Incident and Accident Reports, Alcohol Permits, Dash and Body Cam Videos)

Sgt. R.B. Billington
545 S. Fairground Street
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 499-3900

Cobb County Sheriff

Sgt. Benjamin Ericks
Open Records Custodian
Administrative Division
(770) 499-4638
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Tax Assessor

Stephen White
736 Whitlock Ave
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 528-3100

Tax Commissioner

Carla Jackson
736 Whitlock Ave
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 528-8600

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Submit an Online Open Records Request

Click to visit our Open Records Center and create an account to submit an Open Records Request.