FOIA Records Request

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Note: Obtaining or using public records for commercial solicitation directed to any person in this State is prohibited under South Carolina Code 30-2-50 et seq.

If applicable, the requester/requesting organization will be responsible for all costs related to the fulfillment of records requests.

9-1-1 Dispatch Center 

DCSO Public Records Requests 


Real Property and Mobile Home Records Search 

Clerk of Court

Circuit/Family Court Proceeding(s) Transcript Request

Clerk of Court

Family Court Records Request

Coroner's Office

Coroner Public Records Requests

Delinquent Tax

Delinquent Tax Records Search


Fire-Rescue Records Requests

GIS Mapping

TMS Number and Parcel Information Search


Master-In-Equity Hearing(s) Transcript Request

Probate Court

Probate Court Records Requests

Probate Court

Request a Certified Copy of a Marriage License

Register of Deeds

Property Deed Search

Sheriff's Office

DCSO Public Records Requests

Transportation Authority

DCTA Public Records Requests


All Other Requests

It is preferred that all public records requests be submitted electronically to the Dorchester County Public Information Office via the online form.  

However, written/typed requests may also be submitted via US Mail to the below address or via fax to (843) 563-0137.

Dorchester County

Public Information Office

201 Johnston St.

St. George, SC 29477


Under Section 30-4-30(C) of South Carolina Law:

Allow a minimum of ten (10) business days excluding weekends and observed holidays for a response to a request for records that are two years old, or less. 

Allow a minimum of twenty (20) business days excluding weekends and observed holidays for a response to a request for records that are more than two years old.

Printable FOIA Request Form