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The City of Johns Creek complies with O.C.G.A. 50-18-71 Open Records requirements. For your convenience, please check the City website for frequently requested documents such as recently issued building permits, occupational tax licenses, and approved minutes.

Open Records RequestTo request public records, please complete the Request for Public Records form

Records Policy

The City of Johns Creek passed a resolution adopting a Records Management Policy that fulfills the requirements of both the Federal Government and State of Georgia. It establishes a Records Management Program with specific duties and responsibilities for all City employees and contractors in protecting City information. The City of Johns Creek follows the retention schedules provided by the Georgia Department of Archives and History.

Public Records are all documents, papers, letters, books, maps, photographs, sound or video recordings, microfilm, magnetic tape, electronic media, or other information recording media, regardless of physical form or characteristic and regardless of whether public access to it is open or restricted under the laws of the state, created or received by the City of Johns Creek or any of its officers or employees pursuant to law or in the transaction of public business are hereby declared to be the records of the City and shall be created, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with the provisions of this policy or procedures authorized by it and in no other manner.


Fulfilling public records requests to the extent permitted by Georgia Law may incur copying and/or administrative costs. Such costs may include copying charges of $.10 per page and/or administrative charges for search, retrieval, and other direct administrative costs.

Charges for color copies will vary depending on the size and type of paper required. Large format drawings will start at $5.00 for a 22" by 34". Administrative charges will not exceed the salary of the lowest paid full-time employee who, in the discretion of the custodian of the records, has the necessary skill and training to perform the request.