Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Public Records Guide

Falls under Pennsylvania public records law

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
272 Filed
46 Completed
44 Rejected
59 No Responsive Documents
45 Awaiting Acknowledgement
49 Awaiting Response
5 Requiring Action
92 Overdue
Appeals
4 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
73 days
Success Rate
17.28%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 153 1,789
Mayor's Office 30 717
Philadelphia District Attorney 11 67
Philadelphia Law Department 11 152
City Of Philadelphia 9 24
Public Health 7 10
Information Technology, Pennsylvania 6 5
Department of Revenue 5 48
Philadelphia City School District 4 5,150
Immigration And Customs Enforcement Philadelphia Field Office 4 0