Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Public Records Guide

Falls under Pennsylvania Right to Know Act

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
117 Filed
25 Completed
21 Rejected
29 No Responsive Documents
8 Awaiting Acknowledgement
15 Awaiting Response
7 Requiring Action
23 Overdue
Appeals
None
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
91 days
Success Rate
23.08%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 331 1,426
Mayor's Office 65 296
Mayor's Office of Education 31 1,142
Department of Revenue 27 48
Philadelphia City School District 26 5,149
Philadelphia Law Department 21 102
Mayor's Office of Public Safety 21 51
Philadelphia Parking Authority 16 13
Philadelphia District Attorney 8 11
Philadelphia Chief Integrity Officer 8 9