Public Information FAQs

What is the Public Information Act?

How do I make a request for public information?

What should I write in my public information request?

How long does the City have to respond to my request for information?

Will I have to pay for copies of my requested information?

How is public information provided to me?

What if I just want to look at the documents?

What happens if I request confidential information?

What information will the City redact/withhold from my request?

Why are Dates of Birth redacted but not on the listing of information that must be redacted?

What if I request a police report and the case is still open/active?

What if I am the subject of the records I am requesting?

What happens if an Attorney General Ruling is requested?

How do I appeal the City's decision to redact/withhold information?