Open Records


Public Records and the Right-to-Know Law


Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law


Pennsylvania Citizen Guide to Open Records


The County Right-to-Know Policy is available HERE.


Butler County Excess Funds List is available HERE.



To make an Open Records Request to the County of Butler


  1. All requests must be made in writing on the Right-To-Know Request Form

  2. Forms are available in the Butler County Commissioners’ Office or online by clicking on:


      Form in PDF Format    or    Form in Microsoft Word Format


  3. Address your requests to the appropriate Open Records Office and deliver in person, through the mail, via fax, or via e-mail.



Butler County Open Records Officer Contact Information


For requests to the Butler County Administration and areas of County Government where there is no Deputy Open Records Officer designated:


Maria Malloy, Open Records 

County of Butler
PO Box 1208
124 West Diamond Street
Butler, PA 16003
Phone: 724-284-5100    
Fax: 724-284-5400    



Butler County Court of Common Pleas / Open Records Contact Information


Court records are available from the filing office of each individual court.  For example:


  • Criminal Case information can be obtained through the Clerk of Courts
  • Civil Case information through the Prothonotary
  • District Court matters through each respective Magisterial District Judge office. 


For Court Open Records information that does not fall within the above guidelines, the only administrative Court records available follow PA 509 Rules of Judicial Administration and can be requested from:


Court Administrator
PO Box 1208
124 West Diamond Street    
Butler, PA 16003
Phone: 724-284-5200



County of Butler Elected Officials Available Online and Contact Information





To appeal a decision, contact the State Open Records Office:


PA Office of Open Records contact information



PDF documents can be downloaded and viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader.