Open Records

Public Records & the Right-to-Know Law

Make an Open Records Request

  1. All requests must be made in writing on the Right-To-Know Request Form (PDF)
  2. Address your requests to the appropriate Open Records Office and deliver in person, through the mail, via fax, or via e-mail.

For requests to the Butler County Administration and areas of County Government where there is no Deputy Open Records Officer designated, please contact Maria Malloy, of Open Records.

Court of Common Pleas / Open Records

Court records are available from the filing office of each individual court.  For example:

 For Court Open Records information that does not fall within the above guidelines, the only administrative Court records available follow Pennsylvania 509 Rules of Judicial Administration and can be requested from the Court Administrator.

Elected Offices

For more information from our various county officials, see the Elected Officials page.


To appeal a decision, contact the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records.