Frequent Questions:

The Delaware County Engineer’s Office has jurisdiction over all county-owned roads and bridges. It does not have jurisdiction over state or federal roadways like U.S. Route 23, U.S. Route 315 and U.S. Interstate 71. It also does not have jurisdiction over roadways within city or village limits.

If you have a question or comment involving a Delaware County-owned road or bridge, you can send an email to the Engineer’s Office or call them at (740) 833-2400.

If you have a question about paying property taxes, you can send an email to the Treasurer’s Office or call them at (740) 833-2480.

If you have a question about your property’s tax assessment, you can send an email to the Auditor’s Office or call them at (740) 833-2909.

If you have a question about the sales taxes that Delaware County collects, you can send an email to the Auditor’s Office or call them at (740) 833-2909.

Please note: Delaware County government does not collect income tax.

For questions about employment, including verification and job opportunities, you can send an email to Human Resources or call them at (740) 833-2120.

Please note that for employment opportunities and verification at the Sheriff’s Office, the contact is Ashley Andolsek at (740) 833-2873 or aandolsek@co.delaware.oh.us.

Please note: Each elected official’s office keeps and maintains its own records. They cannot supply records that are kept and maintained by another office, and such requests will be denied pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 149.43(A)(1).

These are the contacts for public records requests for each elected official’s office:

Auditor’s Office: George Kaitsa, Delaware County Auditor, (740) 833-2900, gkaitsa@co.delaware.oh.us; or Seiji Kille, Chief Deputy Auditor, (740) 833-2900, skille@co.delaware.oh.us

Commissioners’ Office (these include records for the Child Support Enforcement Agency, Code Compliance, Dog Shelter, Economic Development, Emergency Communications (9-1-1), Emergency Medical Services, Human Resources (except for Sheriff’s Office employees), Job & Family Services, Regional Sewer District): Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

  • Copies of 9-1-1 calls or reports can be requested directly from the Dispatch Center by completing this form.

Clerk of Courts Office: These include records for the Domestic Relations Division (divorce, dissolution, child custody, etc.) as well as felony criminal cases and civil cases where the dispute is over $15,000. Send an email to clerkofcourts@co.delaware.oh.us or call (740) 833-2500 or send a request via fax to (740) 833-2499.

Coroner’s Office: Charles Carlson, Investigator, (740) 833-2151, ccarlson@co.delaware.oh.us

Domestic Relations Court: Anne Bauer, Staff Attorney, (740) 833-2023, abauer@co.delaware.oh.us

Engineer’s Office: Cindy Davis, Records Custodian/Coordinator, (740) 833-2401, cdavis@co.delaware.oh.us; or Lee Bodnar, Administrator, (740) 833-2432, lrbodnar@co.delaware.oh.us

Common Pleas Court, General Division: Kristin Schultz, Court Administrator, (740) 833-2554, kschultz@co.delaware.oh.us

Juvenile Court: Renee Lovelien, Clerical Services Department Head, (740) 833-2607, rlovelien@co.delaware.oh.us

Probate Court: Renee Lovelien, Clerical Services Department Head, (740) 833-2607, rlovelien@co.delaware.oh.us

Prosecutor’s Office: Julie Datko, (740) 833-2755, delcoprosecutor@co.delaware.oh.us

Recorder’s Office: Melissa Jordan, Delaware County Recorder, (740) 833-2461, mjordan@co.delaware.oh.us

Sheriff’s Office: Sarah Rotermund, Public Records Specialist, (740) 833-2872, records@co.delaware.oh.us; Requests can also be filed through this portal: https://sheriff.co.delaware.oh.us/sheriff-public-records-request/

Treasurer’s Office: Michael Ringle, Delaware County Treasurer, (740) 833-2480, mringle@co.delaware.oh.us

For all non-juvenile traffic court cases or tickets, please call the Delaware Municipal Court at (740) 203-1550.

For juvenile cases, call the Delaware County Juvenile Traffic Court at (740) 833-2595.

For general inquiries, including comments about political, social or cultural matters, you can send an email to the Commissioners’ Office. Please see the Contact Details listing below for the Board of Commissioners to choose the correct recipient.

Delaware County Office and Department Contact Details

These offices and departments are headed by elected officials.

Contact for questions about: property records and values, dog licenses, tax assessments.

Location: 145 N. Union St., 1st Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Real Estate & General Information: (740) 833-2900

Fiscal Office: (740) 833-2920

GIS: (740) 833-2070

Tax Administration & Consumer Services: (740) 833-2909

Dog Licenses: (740) 833-2903

Fax: (740) 833-2899

Website

Email the Auditor’s Office

Public Records Request contacts: George Kaitsa, Delaware County Auditor, (740) 833-2900, gkaitsa@co.delaware.oh.us; or Seiji Kille, Chief Deputy Auditor, (740) 833-2900, skille@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about these departments: Child Support Enforcement Agency, Code Compliance, Dog Shelter, Economic Development, Emergency Communications (9-1-1), Emergency Medical Services, Job & Family Services, and the Regional Sewer District. Please note that, while the Commissioners have the authority to approve other offices’ annual budgets, they do not have authority over those offices’ operations. 

Location: 101 N. Sandusky St., Delaware, OH 43015

County Switch Board: (740) 833-2000

Main Phone Number (messages can be left): (740) 833-2100

Fax: (740) 833-2099

Website

Email Commissioner Benton

Email Commissioner Lewis

Email Commissioner Merrell

Email all 3 Commissioners at once

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: child support payments, paternity establishment

Location: 145 N. Union St., 3rd Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2720 or 1-800-490-9534

Fax: (740) 833-2719

Website

Email the Child Support Enforcement Agency

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: legal forms and case filings of the Common Pleas Court, passport applications, vehicle and watercraft certificates of title

Legal Division Location: 117 N. Union St., 300 Level, Delaware, OH 43015

Phone: (740) 833-2500

Fax: (740) 833-2499

Legal Division Public Records Requests contact: These include records for the Domestic Relations Division (divorce, dissolution, child custody, etc.) as well as felony criminal cases and civil cases where the dispute is over $15,000. Send an email to clerkofcourts@co.delaware.oh.us or call (740) 833-2500 or send a request via fax to (740) 833-2499.


Main Title Office Location: Frank B. Willis Government Building, 2079 U.S. Route 23 North, Suite #1, Delaware, OH 43015

Phone: (740) 833-2490

Fax: (740) 833-2498

Satellite Title Office Location: NorthPointe Shopping Center, 8647 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH 43035

Phone: (740) 657-3945

Fax: (740) 657-3927


Website

Email the Clerk of Court’s Office

Contact for questions about: building, floodplain and zoning regulations for residential and commercial construction

Location: 50 Channing St., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2222

Fax: (740) 833-2199

Website

Email the Code Compliance Department

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: cases on the dockets for Judge David M. Gormley, Judge James P. Schuck; cases on the dockets for Magistrate Anna Franceschelli and Magistrate Shari O’Neill; jury service; probation (Adult Court Services); and specialized dockets including the Mental Health Docket and the Recovery Docket.

Common Pleas Court General Division – Judge David M. Gormley

Location: 117 N. Union St., 500 Level, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2530

Jury Office: (740) 833-2531

Adult Court Services: (740) 833-2570

Fax: (740) 833-2529

Website

Email Judge Gormley’s Office


Common Pleas Court General Division – Judge James P. Schuck

Location: 117 N. Union St., 500 Level, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2550

Jury Office: (740) 833-2558

Adult Court Services: (740) 833-2570

Fax: (740) 833-2549

Website

Email Judge Schuck’s Office


Public Records Requests contact: Kristin Schultz, Court Administrator, (740) 833-2554, kschultz@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: deaths that have occurred in Delaware County.

Location: 10 Court St., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2150

Fax: (740) 833-2154

Website

Email the Coroner’s Office

Public Records Requests contact: Charles Carlson, Investigator, (740) 833-2151, ccarlson@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: dog licenses, lost and found dogs, adoptions, loose and/or vicious dogs. Please note: the Delaware County Dog Shelter does not handle cats and other types of wild animals.

Location: 4781 County Home Road, Delaware, OH 43015

Phone: (740) 368-1915

Website

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: cases on the dockets for Judge Randall Fuller and Magistrates Allen, Clinger, Disantis, Gall and Laughlin

Location: 117 N. Union St., 400 Level, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2025

Court Administrator: (740) 833-2021

Fax: (740) 833-2028

Website

Email the Domestic Relations Court Office

Public Records Requests contact: Anne Bauer, Staff Attorney, (740) 833-2023, abauer@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: business site locations in Delaware County, financing tools, workforce development, assistance navigating local governments and utilities

Location: 101 N. Sandusky St., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2113

Fax: (740) 833-2099

Website

Email the Economic Development Department: zdowley@co.delaware.oh.us 

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: 9-1-1 Dispatch Center, Delco Alerts, Special Needs Registry, AED Registration, Community Watch house checks

Location: 10 Court St., Delaware, OH 43015

24-Hour Non-emergency Calls: (740) 368-1911

Administrative Office Phone: (740) 833-2160

Fax: (740) 833-2159

Website

Public Records Requests contact: You can request a copy of a 9-1-1 call/report by filling out this form (it goes directly to the Dispatch Center supervisor on duty); all other requests can be sent to Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: emergency medical services, Touch-a-Truck community events, CPR and First Aid training

Location: 10 Court St., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2190

Fax: (740) 833-2189

Website

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: road and bridge projects in Delaware County. Please note that not all roads and bridges in Delaware County are under the jurisdiction of the Delaware County Engineer’s Office. Roads like U.S. Route 23, U.S. Route 315 and U.S. Interstate 71 are under the jurisdiction of the Ohio Department of Transportation. 

Administrative Offices Location:, 50 Channing St., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2400

Fax: (740) 833-2399

Permits Fax: (740) 833-2438

Website

Email the Engineer’s Office


Map Department Location: 145 N. Union St., Delaware, OH 43015

Map Department Phone Number: (740) 833-2450


Public Records Requests contact: Cindy Davis, Records Custodian/Coordinator, (740) 833-2401, cdavis@co.delaware.oh.us; or Lee Bodnar, Administrator, (740) 833-2432, lrbodnar@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: employment verification, job opportunities with Delaware County for all employees except those employed by the Sheriff’s Office (see below for Sheriff’s Office HR contact).

Location: 10 Court St., Second Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2120

Fax: (740) 833-2119

Website

Email Human Resources

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Sheriff’s Office HR contact: Ashley Andolsek, (740) 833-2873, aandolsek@co.delaware.oh.us.

Contact for questions about: children services, adult protective services, workforce development (OhioMeansJobs), public assistance

Location: 145 N. Union St., 2nd Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2300 or 1-800-899-3180

Fax: (740) 833-2299

Website

Email the JFS Department

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: cases on dockets for Judge David Hejmanowski, Magistrate Kari Childs, Magistrate Thomas Clark and Magistrate Robert Rice; CARTEENS; Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Location: 145 N. Union St., Ground Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2600

Juvenile Traffic Court Phone: (740) 833-2595

Fax: (740) 833-2599

Website

Email the Juvenile Court Office

Public Records Requests contact: Renee Lovelien, Clerical Services Department Head, (740) 833-2607, rlovelien@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: cases on dockets for Judge David Hejmanowski and Magistrate Ben Suffron; the Good Deeds program; marriage licenses; name changes; adoptions; guardianships

Location: 145 N. Union St., 3rd Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2680

Fax: (740) 833-2679

Website

Email the Probate Court Office

Public Records Requests contact: Renee Lovelien, Clerical Services Department Head, (740) 833-2607, rlovelien@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: felony crimes committed in Delaware County; civil/township matters; juvenile crimes.

Location: 145 N. Union St., 3rd Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2690

Fax: (740) 833-2689

Website

Email the Prosecutor’s Office

Public Records Requests contact: Julie Datko, (740) 833-2755, delcoprosecutor@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: real-estate and personal-property records for Delaware County; filing fees; Military Service Discharge records.

Location: 145 N. Union St., 1st Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2460

Fax: (740) 833-2459

Website

Email the Recorder’s Office

Public Records Requests contact: Melissa Jordan, Delaware County Recorder, (740) 833-2461, mjordan@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: sanitary sewer services

Location: 50 Channing St. (south wing), Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2240

Fax: (740) 833-2239

Website

Public Records Requests contact: Jane Hawes, Director of Communications, (740) 833-2100, media@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: situations under the jurisdiction of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office; the Delaware County Jail.

Administrative Offices Location: 149 N. Sandusky St., 2nd Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2810

Fax: (740) 833-2809

Website

Email the Sheriff’s Office


Enforcement Location: 844 U.S. Route 42N, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2800

Fax: (740) 833-2799


Corrections Location: 844 U.S. Route 42N, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2840

Fax: (740) 833-2839


Public Records Requests contact: Sarah Rotermund, Public Records Specialist, (740) 833-2872, records@co.delaware.oh.us;Requests can also be filed through this portal: https://sheriff.co.delaware.oh.us/sheriff-public-records-request/

Contact for questions about: tax payments, tax liens, homestead applications

Location: 145 N. Union St., 1st Floor, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2480

24-Hour Emergency Phone Number: (614) 554-6583

Fax: (740) 833-2479

Website

Email the Treasurer’s Office

Public Records Requests contact: Michael Ringle, Delaware County Treasurer, (740) 833-2480, mringle@co.delaware.oh.us

Other Delaware County Agency Contact Details

These are agencies in Delaware County that are funded with public monies and report to appointed boards of directors. They do not report to elected officials.

Contact for questions about: support for children and adults with developmental disabilities and support for their families.

Location: 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH 43035

Main Phone Numbers: (740) 201-3600 or 1-800-474-9787

Phone Number of Major Unusual Incidents: (740) 201-3608

Website

Contact for questions about: elections in Delaware County, voter registration, poll workers, election candidacy

Location: 2079 U.S. Highway 23 North, Suite 4, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2080

Fax: (740) 833-2079

Website

Email: boe@co.delaware.oh.us

Contact for questions about: emergency preparedness in Delaware County, DelCo Alerts, Special Needs Registry, outdoor warning sirens

Location: 10 Court St., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2180

Website

Contact for questions about: library cards, books clubs, computers and internet access, community events, digital borrowing, meeting space, Maker Annex

Main Library Location: 84 E. Winter St.,  Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 362-3861

Website

Email: askus@delawarelibrary.org

Contact for questions about: permitted uses and hours for the county’s law library

Location: 20 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2545

Fax: (740) 833-2548

Website

Contact for questions about: land-use planning, zoning codes, growth management, U.S. Census, Delaware County Trails Committee

Location: 109 N. Sandusky St., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2260

Fax: (740) 833-2259

Website

Contact for questions about: public transportation in Delaware County

Location: 119 Henderson Court, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 363-3355

Website

Email: information@delcotransit.com

Contact for questions about: assistance in applying for benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, emergency financial assistance, transportation to VA clinics in Columbus and Marion

Location: 149 N. Sandusky St., Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 833-2010

Fax: (740) 833-2019

Website

Contact for questions about: mental health services, substance use treatment, prevention services in Delaware and Morrow counties. Please note: this board does not provide services, but plans, develops, evaluates and helps provide for high quality, cost effective services from local providers.

Location: 40 N. Sandusky St., Suite 301, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 368-1740

Fax: (740) 368-1744

Website

Email: dmmhrsb@ohiopps.org

Contact for questions about: drainage maintenance and protection reviews, farmland preservation, conservation easements, soil surveys, stormwater management

Location: 557 Sunbury Road, Suite A, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 368-1921

Website

Contact for questions about: the parks and trails that are part of the Preservation Parks system (not owned and managed by cities, villages or townships), outdoor shelter and indoor facility rentals

District Office Location: 2656 Hogback Road, Sunbury, OH 43074

Main Phone Number: (740) 524-8600

Website

Email: contactparks@preservationparks.com

Contact for questions about: services and programs for Delaware County adults ages 55 and older, Meals on Wheels, caregiver support

Main Office Location: 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015

Main Phone Number: (740) 363-6677

Website

Email: info@mysourcepoint.org


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