Public records that are available through the Freedom of Information Act can be requested using the links provided below.* All forms are in pdf format unless otherwise noted. As outlined in the Procedures and Guidelines, you may bring your completed FOIA forms to your local Clerk's Office or attach the completed FOIA forms and email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may also contact the Clerk's Office at 517-437-3391.


State of Michigan Freedom of Information Act Pamphlet (external link)

FOIA Public Summary of Procedures and Guidelines

FOIA Procedures and Guidelines

FOIA Request for Public Records

FOIA Notice to Extend Time for Response

FOIA Notice of Denial of FOIA Request

FOIA Appeal Form for Denial of FOIA Request

FOIA Appeal of Excess Fee

FOIA Request Detailed Cost Itemization

* - NOTE: Requests for public records that pertain ONLY to the Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office can be accessed through their web site at

Hillsdale County Community Center

Visit the Hillsdale County Community Center with links to information about local jurisdictions in Hillsdale County. In addition to information about offices, officials, offices hours of the cities, townships and villages of the county, you may link to information about properties, planning, zoning and much more.

The community site was launched as a cooperative effort among several local businesses, agencies and county government offices through the Land Information Access Association (LIAA).