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
    Order copies of 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
    Order copies of Marriage Licenses issued in Kent County.
  • 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 download documents on file with the Kent County Register of Deeds.
  • 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 and pay delinquent taxes, sales history and tax description of a property in Kent County. Information is updated at the end of each annual assessment cycle.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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) 632-7770.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Employee Complaint Form
    The Internal Affairs Unit has the responsibility to investigate any complaint against any of it's employees, either sworn or non-sworn. These complaints may originate with citizens, inmates or department personnel. Each complaint is promptly and thoroughly investigated.
  • 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, creating a user profile, and selecting Secure Deposits.
  • 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.
  • Invoice Payments
    Pay invoices from Environmental Health online.
  • 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.