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
314 Filed
46 Completed
45 Rejected
69 No Responsive Documents
70 Awaiting Acknowledgement
52 Awaiting Response
6 Requiring Action
121 Overdue
Appeals
4 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
75 days
Success Rate
14.97%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 181 1,850
Mayor's Office 32 719
Philadelphia District Attorney 12 69
Philadelphia Law Department 12 155
City Of Philadelphia 11 31
Public Health 8 10
Philadelphia City School District 7 5,151
Information Technology, Pennsylvania 6 5
Department of Revenue 5 48
Office Of The Philadephia City Commissioners 5 4