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
249 Filed
45 Completed
40 Rejected
53 No Responsive Documents
42 Awaiting Acknowledgement
43 Awaiting Response
3 Requiring Action
71 Overdue
Appeals
3 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
75 days
Success Rate
18.47%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 148 1,775
Mayor's Office 29 686
Philadelphia District Attorney 9 45
Philadelphia Law Department 8 117
City Of Philadelphia 7 22
Department of Revenue 5 48
Information Technology, Pennsylvania 4 5
Public Health 4 7
Philadelphia City School District 4 5,150
Philadelphia Parking Authority 3 18