Pursuant to KRS 61.870 to 61.884, the public is notified that, as provided herein, the public records of the Office of  County Clerk are open for inspection by any person  upon written application to County Clerk Chris Jobe, official custodian of the public records of the aforementioned office or to a designated deputy clerk in the county clerk’s absence. Application can be made during regular business hours of the county clerk’s office –8 a.m. to 4:30p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Application forms for the inspection of the public records of this agency will be furnished upon request to any  person by an employee  in this office or may be obtained from  the Kentucky Attorney General’s website at Assistance in completing the application form will be provided upon request.

All requests should be made in writing and at minimum include:

a.     The signature of the applicant.

b.    The legible, printed  name of the applicant.

c.     A mailing or email address of the applicant, if copies are requested. d.    Whether the records will be used for commercial purposes.

e.    A clear description of the records requested.

f.     A statement that the  person making the  request is  a  resident of the  Commonwealth  of

Kentucky as described in KRS 61.876(10).

Written  requests may be delivered in person to the county clerk’s courthouse office or mailed to 122 S. Main Cross  St.  email  requests for  records should  be sent to shall  include  all the necessary information cited previously.

By statute, we reserve the right to ask if the records in question will be used for commercial purposes or refuse requests from non-residents of Kentucky.

Applicants for the inspection of public records shall be advised of the availability of the records requested for inspection, and shall be notified in writing not later than five working days after receipt of a completed application for inspection of any reason the records requested are not available for public inspection.

Records may be examined in the office at  no charge.  Copies of written  material  in the  public records of this agency shall be furnished to any person  requesting them  upon payment of a fee of 10 cents a  page (or 50 cents per page for commercial requests). Copies of nonwritten  records (photographs,  maps, material stored in computer files or libraries, etc.) shall be furnished upon request, upon payment of a charge equal to the actual  cost of producing copies of such records by the  most economic process not likely to damage or alter the record. Any postage required for mailing records will be the responsibility of the applicant. Some fees may be incurred even for digital delivery of records. All associated fees must be paid prior to receipt of the requested information.

For further information, you may call 606-638-4108          Lawrence Co. Clerk Chris Jobe