Online Services

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
Information and forms for submitting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to Kent County.


Documents & Records

Deeds Search & Document Retrieval
Search and purchase documents on file with the Kent County Register of Deeds. Certified copies can also be ordered, and will be mailed.

Accident Reports
Retrieve accident reports by providing the accident date and report number.

Divorce Decrees
Order certified copies of judgments of divorce.

Probate Letters & Orders
Order certified orders of name changes and letters related to current Probate Court cases.

Marriage Records
Searchable Marriage Records are limited to marriage applications issued by Kent County.

Campaign Finance Reports
Search for annual, quarterly, pre- and post-election finance reports for candidates, ballot questions and PACs.

Birth Certificates
Birth Certificates can be ordered online if the birth occurred after 1867 in Kent County.

Death Records
Searchable Death Records are limited to death certificates issued by Kent County.


Property Resources, Deeds & GIS

Deeds Search & Document Retrieval
Search and purchase documents on file with the Kent County Register of Deeds. Certified copies can also be ordered, and will be mailed.

GIS Data Library
Downloadable GIS data for administration, hydrography, PLSS, property, and parcels by governmental unit boundaries.

iMAP
Locate and view property information utilizing an interactive mapping tool.

Property / Parcel Lookup
View delinquent tax status, sales history and tax description of a property in Kent County. Information is updated at the end of each annual assessment cycle.

Public Records Index Report Request
Kent County Register of Deeds offers reports of the public records index. After establishing an escrow account, orders can be submitted online. Orders can also be requested by mail.


Board of Commissioners

Who's My Commissioner?
Locate your Commissioner using a GIS interactive map.

Meetings, Minutes & Agendas
Board of Commissioner's meetings, minutes and agendas.


Business

Vendor Registration Process
Register to become a bidder in Kent County; registered bidders are notified of any new bids or requests for proposals issued by Kent County.

Business Name Search
Search for businesses registered in Kent County by either Business Name or Owner Last Name.

Bid Opportunities
View and respond to current bids, proposals, quotations or reverse auctions for commodities and services being solicited by Kent County.

Solicitation Status
Check the status of bids, proposals, quotations that have been opened or reverse auctions that have been closed.


Courts & Sheriff

17th Circuit Court Hearing Schedule
Hearing schedules for a specific case can be accessed using a Party Last Name and either the Party First name or Date of hearing. Hearing schedules are provided for domestic relations, civil, criminal and family cases.

17th Circuit Court Motion Calendar
Search for motion days by Judge.

17th Circuit Court Name Search
Court records can be searched; criminal cases go back to 1996 and civil cases date to 1987. Date of Birth is required for criminal cases.

17th Circuit Court Payments
Pay fines, fees or other costs associated with a court case.

63rd District Court Payments

Pay fines associated with 63rd District Court cases.

Accident Reports
Retrieve accident reports by providing the accident date and report number.

Bond Release
Bond holders can quickly check the status of their client(s).

Community Alerts
"Community Alert" is a means by which registered users can receive information, via email or text messaging, about incidents or events that may impact Kent County communities. An Alert is sent out when conditions warrant community awareness and may include details about road conditions, highway closures or general information about specific local crime trends.

Divorce Decrees
Order certified copies of judgments of divorce.

e-Juror
Complete questionnaire summons, check status or request excusal from serving.

Friend of The Court Email
Quickly email the Friend of the Court regarding a case-specific inquiry.

Friend of the Court Orientation Video
View Friend of the Court Orientation Videos online using case information.

Incident Reporting
File incident reports online with the Kent County Sheriff Department for occurrences of business or private property damage, larceny from a vehicle, larceny of gas, lost property, misdemeanor theft or vandalism.

Inmate Lookup
View information about currently incarcerated inmates, including visitation hours.

Inmate Visitation Scheduling
View information about inmate visiting hours, policies, and how to schedule a visit.

Probate Hearing Schedule
View cases scheduled within the next 6 weeks if searched by name – all past, present & future scheduled events if searching by case number.

Probate Letters & Orders
Order certified orders of name changes and letters related to current Probate Court cases.

Probate Name Search
Search Probate Court records $6.00 per each name searched. Register of Action (ROA), $2.50.

School Site Survey
Online tool for school administrators, to provide Kent County Law Enforcement with critical information needed when an emergency arises.

Sheriff - Vacation House Check
A service designed for your peace of mind when you will be away from your home for an extended period of time. Volunteers will check for signs of suspicious activity. Any situation that needs immediate attention will be addressed by a Kent County Sheriff's Deputy. This service is offered to members of the community that live within the police jurisdiction of the Kent County Sheriff's Office.

Special Event Service Request
Submit a request to the Sheriff’s Department for a special event that needs assistance for traffic control.”

Specialized Business Docket eFiling
eFile pleadings for cases approved by the 17th Circuit Court.


Certified Vital Records

Birth Certificates
Birth Certificates can be ordered online if the birth occurred after 1867 in Kent County.

Death Records
Searchable Death Records are limited to death certificates issued by Kent County.

Marriage License Application
The online Marriage Application service allows you to submit your marriage license application electronically. Marriage Licenses will be available for pick up after the required 3-day waiting period.

Marriage Records

Searchable Marriage Records are limited to marriage applications issued by Kent County.

Business Name Search
Search for businesses registered in Kent County by either Business Name or Owner Last Name.


Elections

Campaign Finance Reports
Search for annual, quarterly, pre- and post-election finance reports for candidates, ballot questions and PACs.


Health & Environment

Dog License Renewal
Dog license can be renewed online yearly, based on the Animal's ID Number and the Owner's Last Name; new dog licenses can also be purchased if rabies documentation is available.

Dog Ownership/Status Change
Report a change in your dog's status. Upon receipt of your request, we will match the data to our records and remove your name from our database.

Health Department Event Registration
View current events sponsored by the Health Department and register online, some events require a fee.

Report a Drain Problem
Quickly report a problem with a Kent County Drain to the Drain Commissioner's Office.


Business Account Subscriber

Detailed Activity Reporting
View detailed transaction history for your account.


Parks & Leisure

Parks Reservation System
Kent County Parks offers online reservations of picnic areas and shelters up to a year in advance and reservations of campsites and cabins up to six months in advance.

Kaufman Book a Tee Time
Book a tee time for 18-hole rounds online at Kaufman Golf Course.

John Ball Zoo Park Reservation System
John Ball Zoo allows online reservations for areas of the park.


Additional Information

Employment Opportunities
View job opportunities and Apply for a job with Kent County online.

Report a Foodborne Illness
If you think you or a family member has a foodborne illness, call your health care provider and report the symptoms to the Kent County Health Department.

Kent County Parks
The Kent County Parks Department enhances the quality of life in Kent County by providing outstanding parks and trails adhering to the highest standards of recreation.