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
220 Filed
44 Completed
39 Rejected
52 No Responsive Documents
29 Awaiting Acknowledgement
32 Awaiting Response
2 Requiring Action
59 Overdue
Appeals
2 appeals awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
76 days
Success Rate
20.45%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 141 1,763
Mayor's Office 25 669
Philadelphia District Attorney 7 43
Philadelphia Law Department 6 115
City Of Philadelphia 5 20
Department of Revenue 5 48
Philadelphia City School District 4 5,150
Philadelphia Parking Authority 3 18
Mayor's Office of Public Safety 3 59
Airport 2 1