Charging Fees for Open Records Requests
Charging for Requests [O.C.G.A. § 50-18-72 (c)(1)]
If the fee incurred for copying records is less than $25, the records will be provided at no charge
If the fee incurred for copying records is greater than $25, upon receipt of verbal or written consent to pay said fee,
records will be mailed with a copy of the original invoice.
If the fee incurred for copying records is greater than $500, prepayment will be required prior to records being gathered
A reasonable charge may also be imposed for the staff time involved in search, retrieval, redaction and
production or copying.
Following is a summary of CPD record fees:
$0.10 Per Page (letter or legal size document)
$0.75 Per 60 minute Videotape
$0.90 Per 90 minute Videotape
$1.39 Per 120 minute Videotape
$0.50 Per 60 minute Audio Cassette
$0.67 Per 90 minute Audio Cassette
$0.22 Per CD
$0.30 Per DVD
$0.06 Per Photograph (4x6)
$0.22 Per Photograph (8x10)
If you have questions, contact the Cohutta Police Department Open Records Custodian at CPDOpenRecords@townofcohutta.com or call 706-222-0100.
Or mail the request to
Cohutta Police Department
ATTN: Open Records Custodian
5113 Red Clay Road
Cohutta, Ga 30710
NOTE: If you have an open records request for anything other than items related to the Cohutta Police Department, then please use one of the email contacts below to submit your form and request. The above listed email and mailing address prior to this note is only for police department related records request.
To request an open record related to the Town of Cohutta administration, council and/or other town business email: email@example.com and/or you can call 706-694-3330 to make a phone request, or by mail to: Attn: Cohutta Town Clerk, P.O. Box 290, Cohutta GA, 30710.
To request an open record related to the Cohutta Municipal Court and/or Cohutta Environmental Court email: firstname.lastname@example.org and/or you can call 706-463-8961, or by mail to: Attn: Cohutta Court Clerk, P.O. Box 290, Cohutta GA, 30710.
We request that when conducting an open records request that you utilize the form in the link below and send that in your email request.
DOWNLOAD OPEN RECORDS FORM HERE