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
208 Filed
41 Completed
33 Rejected
47 No Responsive Documents
30 Awaiting Acknowledgement
34 Awaiting Response
3 Requiring Action
57 Overdue
Appeals
1 appeal awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
73 days
Success Rate
20.19%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 131 1,720
Mayor's Office 24 655
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