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
158 Filed
36 Completed
26 Rejected
32 No Responsive Documents
13 Awaiting Acknowledgement
30 Awaiting Response
1 Requiring Action
42 Overdue
Appeals
1 appeal awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
81 days
Success Rate
23.42%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 100 1,642
Mayor's Office 18 603
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