Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Public Records Guide

Falls under Pennsylvania Right to Know Act

As of February 1, 2012, the City has enacted a Right to Know Policy, available for download here that requires that requesters use the statewide form (available here) for requests to be considered official. Requests submitted directly without this form will be considered “informal.”

Stats

Request Record
102 Filed
23 Completed
17 Rejected
26 No Responsive Documents
6 Awaiting Acknowledgement
13 Awaiting Response
5 Requiring Action
19 Overdue
Appeals
None
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
97 days
Success Rate
22.55%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 283 1,236
Mayor's Office 58 177
Mayor's Office of Education 31 1,142
Department of Revenue 27 48
Philadelphia City School District 26 5,149
Mayor's Office of Public Safety 20 49
Philadelphia Parking Authority 16 13
Philadelphia Law Department 16 100
Philadelphia Chief Integrity Officer 8 9
Philadelphia District Attorney 7 9