Find an Online Service

    Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
    Submit FOIA requests online.
  • County Clerk

    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
    Submit your marriage license application online. Marriage Licenses will be available for pick up after the required 3-day waiting period.
  • Marriage Records
    Search for Marriage Records and order copies of Marriage Licenses issued in 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.
  • Candidates & Proposals
    View candidates and proposals for current and historical elections in Kent County
  • Election Results
    View election results for current and historical elections
  • Polling Locations
    Find your polling location
  • Property Information, Documents, and Maps

  • Deeds Search
    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.
  • Kent County Parcel Viewer (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

  • County Dashboard
    Find information on cost of government, court statistics, population health, energy use and more.
  • Who's My Commissioner?
    Locate your Commissioner using a GIS interactive map.
  • Live Streaming of Meetings
    Watch a live stream of many Kent County board and committee meetings.
  • Meetings, Minutes & Agendas
    Board of Commissioner's meetings, minutes and agendas.
  • Apply for Open Positions on Boards, Commissions & Committees
    View open positions on Kent County Boards, Commissions & Committees and apply online.
  • Business & Purchasing

  • Vendor Registration
    Register to become a bidder in Kent County; registered bidders are notified of any new bids or requests for proposals issued by Kent County.
  • 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.
  • Business Name Search
    Search for businesses registered in Kent County by either Business Name or Owner Last Name.
  • DBA Certified Copies
    Certified copies of a DBA may be purchased online. Certified copies will be mailed and are not available to view/print online.
  • Courts

    17th Circuit Court

  • 17th Circuit Court Payments
    Pay fines, fees or other costs associated with a court case.
  • 17th Circuit Court Name Search
    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 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 Dashboard - CourTools
    Court statistic dashboard.
  • Specialized Business Docket eFiling
    eFile pleadings for cases approved by the 17th Circuit Court.
  • Bond Release
    Bond holders can quickly check the status of their client(s).
  • 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

  • Friend of The Court Email
    Quickly email the Friend of the Court regarding a case-specific inquiry.
  • MiChildSupport
    Access your support case online 24/7. View hearing dates, case information, payment summaries, and balance information
  • MiSDU - Child Support Payments
    Make payments on your child support case.
  • Probate Court

  • Probate Court 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 Court Letters & Orders
    Order certified orders of name changes and letters related to current Probate Court cases.
  • Probate Court Search
    Search Probate Court records and order documents.
  • 63rd District Court

  • 63rd District Court Payments
    Pay fines associated with 63rd District Court cases.
  • 63rd District Court Case Search
    Search public court records online. For inquiries about cases prior to 1995, please call the court at (616) 632-7700.
  • 63rd District Court Hearing Schedule
    View the hearing schedule for the 63rd District Court. Note: Non-public cases are not displayed.
  • Sheriff's Office & Corrections

  • Sheriff's Office Mobile App
    Available as a free download for Apple and Android devices, this app will serve as the KCSO’s primary communication tool for content like media releases, business watch alerts, messages from school resource officers, and much more!
  • Accident Reports
    Retrieve accident reports by providing the accident date and report number.
  • 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.
  • Inmate Account Deposits
    Funds may also be deposited over the phone by calling (866) 345-1884, or electronically deposited online by visiting www.AccessCorrections.com, creating a user profile, and selecting Secure Deposits.
  • School Site Survey
    Online tool for school administrators, to provide Kent County Law Enforcement with critical information needed when an emergency arises.
  • Special Event Service Request
    Submit a request to the Sheriff's Department for a special event that needs assistance for traffic control.
  • 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.
  • Human Resources

  • Employment Opportunities
    View current job opportunities and apply for employment at Kent County.
  • Kent County Employee Recognition Form
    Nominations may be submitted by anyone, including members of the public, co-workers, supervisors, administrators, elected officials, etc.
  • Health & Environment

  • Controlled Substance Public Disposal Locations
    Search by zip code or city to find locations in your area to safely dispose of unwanted medications.
  • Dog Licensing
    Purchase or renew a dog license online.
  • Dog Ownership/Status Change
    Report a change in your dog's status if your dog has passed away, changed owners, or if you have moved out of Kent County.
  • Report a Drain Problem
    Quickly report a problem with a Kent County Drain to the Drain Commissioner's Office.
  • 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.
  • DPW Facility Tours
    Schedule a tour at the Recycling & Education Center, South Kent Landfill or the Waste-to-Energy Facility.
  • Parks

  • 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.
  • 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.