Open Records Requests
If you are seeking information through an open records request, you may submit your request in writing to one of the following persons (please choose the appropriate area of General, Courts, Fire, Planning and Development, Police, or Water Resources):

Court Requests
For birth and marriage records, please call the Gwinnett County Probate Court at 770.822.8250 to make your request. The court system does not accept electronic requests. 

For case documents, divorce records, deeds, or property liens, please contact the Clerk of Court. The Clerk of Court only accepts written requests (no email, fax, or telephone requests). Please direct your written request to Clerk of Court, PO Box 880, Lawrenceville, GA  30046.

For answers to other questions dealing with the Gwinnett Courts go to www.gwinnettcourts.com, call 770.822.8100 or email courtinfo@gwinnettcounty.com.

Planning & Development Requests

The Open Records Request Form may be used to request access to documents maintained by the department to inspect or obtain copies under the Georgia Open Records Act. This form is not required to request routinely available records such as agendas, minutes, plats, ordinances, and resolutions. Although Open Records Requests are not required to be submitted in writing, use of this form will aid considerably in ensuring that each request is fulfilled as accurately as possible. Please return the completed form to:

Gwinnett County Department of Planning and Development
One Justice Square
446 West Crogan Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
678.518.6000

You can also fax or e-mail the completed form to 678.518.6240 or pnd@gwinnettcounty.com.


Police Requests

Penny Skamalos
Office 770.513.5250
Fax 770.513.5006
PoliceOpenRecords@gwinnettcounty.com

Open Records Request Form

For information specifically related to recent arrests, you can access the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department’s website at www.gwinnettcountysheriff.com, click on “Docket Book” and see current book-in photos and charges.


Water Resources Requests

For general open records requests for the Department of Water Resources, contact:

Susan Cowart, Open Records Coordinator
Department of Water Resources Central Facility
684 Winder Highway
Lawrenceville, GA  30045
Office 678.376.7144
Susan.Cowart@gwinnettcounty.com

For open records requests related specifically to water and sewer billing/accounts, contact:

Special Accounts
Department of Water Resources Central Facility
684 Winder Highway
Lawrenceville, GA  30045
Office 678.376.6800
dwropenrecords@gwinnettcounty.com


Fire & Emergency Services Requests
Melissa Clay 
Office Services Coordinator
Fire Chief's Office
Office 678.518.4801
Fax 678.518.4809
Melissa.clay@gwinnettcounty.com

Open Records Request Form

General Requests

You may use the electronic Open Records Request Form to request access to documents to inspect or obtain copies under the Georgia Open Records Act. This form is not required to request routinely available records such as agendas, minutes, plats, ordinances, and resolutions. Although Open Records Requests are not required to be submitted in writing, use of this form will aid considerably in ensuring that each request is fulfilled as accurately as possible.

Joe Sorenson
Communications Director
Office 770.822.7123
Fax 770.822.7189
Joe.Sorenson@gwinnettcounty.com

Heather Sawyer 
Public Relations Manager
Office 770.822.7035
Fax 770.822.7189
Heather.Sawyer@gwinnettcounty.com