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Open Public Records Act

The New Jersey Open Public Records Act allows New Jersey citizens to request copies of certain government documents.

The following materials relating to the Open Public Records Act are available in PDF format:

County of Essex Public Records Request Form

After you have printed and completed the request form, send it by mail or fax to:

County of Essex OPRA Office
Hall of Records, Room 514-A
465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Blvd.
Newark, NJ 07102
PHONE (973) 621-5241 FAX (973) 693-5814
Please note: Preferred print size is on Legal (8.5×14) paper.

Certain materials are NOT considered Public Records and WILL NOT be provided. For a list of such materials and the statutory reference to such exemption, please CLICK HERE.

Other files available (PDF format):

New Jersey Open Public Records Act Statute

Additional information concerning the Open Public Records Act may be found at the following web sites:

www.nj.gov/lps/opra/

www.state.nj.us/grc

www.essex-countynj.org

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