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
148 Filed
31 Completed
22 Rejected
30 No Responsive Documents
16 Awaiting Acknowledgement
27 Awaiting Response
1 Requiring Action
41 Overdue
Appeals
1 appeal awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
88 days
Success Rate
21.62%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 93 1,550
Mayor's Office 16 508
Department of Revenue 5 48
Philadelphia District Attorney 4 13
Philadelphia Law Department 4 108
Philadelphia Parking Authority 3 18
Philadelphia City School District 3 5,149
Mayor's Office of Public Safety 3 59
Airport 2 0
Public Health 2 7