Requests for Public Records

How to Request Public Records

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Your request will be evaluated according to the order in which it was received, and processing times vary.  Allow for a sufficient and reasonable time period for records to be made available. The time will include making available staff that may be limited due to performance of critical day-to-day work assignments. Research fees will apply for any request that takes longer than 15 minutes to complete.

Fees (effective March 1, 2012 per Ordinance 2012-42)

Applicable charges for copies and/or hourly rate for personnel to provide services are as follows:

  • Misc. Photocopies (if less than 15 minutes to prepare) - $0.25 per page
  • Misc. Photocopies (over 15 minutes to research and prepare) - $0.25 per page plus rate of labor billed in quarter-hour increments
  • Large Format Copies/Prints
    • 11x17 B&W $1, Color $2
    • 18x24 B&W $2, Color $8
    • 24x36 B&W $3, Color $20
    • 36x48 B&W $5, Color $30
  • Construction Specs manual: $25
  • Fire Department Run Reports: $5
  • Accident Reports
    • free to victims
    • $10 non-victims
  • Arrest Reports: $5
  • Background Checks: $10
  • Calls for Service reports (PD)
    • free to victims
    • $5 non-victims
  • Case Reports (PD): $.25 per page plus rate of labor
  • Incident Reports (PD)
    • free to victims
    • $5 non-victims
  • Miscellaneous Reports (PD)
    • free to victims
    • $.25 per page plus rate of labor
  • Private Property Reports (PD)
    • free to victims
    • $5 non-victims
  • Reprints of still pictures: $50 for an index of all photos, $5 per copy
  • Videotapes/DVD: $50 per recording
  • Business License listing: $1 per page
  • Growth Plan: $75
  • Subdivision Regulations: $10
  • Zoning Ordinance book: $25
  • Design Review Guidelines for Madison Station
    • B & W $10
    • Color $25

The information will not be released until payment has been received.