The Records Management Department acts as the caretaker
of information belonging to the citizens of Collin County. This stewardship
involves preserving the information while making it available in a usable
and cost effective manner, providing comprehensive records management
support to County departments, and ensuring that legally mandated retention
schedules and preservation standards for records are followed.
- Serve Collin County citizens, business community, and
departments through the collection, storage, retention, preservation,
disposition of county records entrusted to the department's care, and
serve as a resource for current and developing records and information
management resources and technology. (Supports County strategic goals
no. 1 and 2)
- Produce, store, and preserve high quality and long lasting electronic
and/or micrographic copies of original documents. (Supports County strategic
goal no. 6)
- Ensure that electronic records created and/or received by the County
are maintained, preserved, and disposed of in accordance with County,
State, and Federal rules and regulations. Supports County strategic goal
NOTE: Not all County records are maintained at this
site. Most current records are retained by the appropriate department.
It is best to call the department that maintains the records before contacting
the Records Department. For example, if you need birth or death certificates,
land deeds, or vital information please contact the County
Clerk's Office located at 2300 Bloomdale Road, Suite 2104.
For additional information questions about which department
to contact, where to find County information, questions about records
retention, disposition procedures, and resources, please refer to the
Frequently Asked Questions page.