Vital Statistics (Birth & Death Certificates) FAQs
Q: What are your regular business hours?
A: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday (with the exception of the holidays).
Q: Who should I make my check/money order payable to?
A: Make check/money order payable to the City of Lakewood.
Q: How far back in time do you retain birth records?
A: We retain some delayed certificates of birth (time range 1882-1908). A large number of these were delayed home birth filings. The recorded certificates of birth start in earnest in 1909 to current.
Q: How far back in time do you retain death records?
A: We retain recorded certificates of death from 1909 to current.