Public Records Request

The North Carolina Public Records Law is designed to guarantee that the public has access to public records of governmental bodies in North Carolina. The public can inspect or receive a copy of any record unless the record is exempt.

Exempt: Confidential legal communications, criminal investigations, employee matters, and intelligence information.

You may request documents through the Town Clerk via email, U.S. mail, or in person at the municipal building.

Attn: Town Clerk
114 West Grubb Street | P.O. Box 32
 Hertford, North Carolina 27944
P (252) 426-5311 | Fax (252) 426-7060


When making your request, please remember:

  • Be as specific as possible about the documents you are requesting.
  • Provide a start and end date for each search.
  • All responses will be electronic unless other arrangements are made.
  • The Town of Hertford may charge a reasonable fee in some cases.
  • Allow up to ten (10) business days for your request to be fulfilled.