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
181 Filed
40 Completed
33 Rejected
41 No Responsive Documents
18 Awaiting Acknowledgement
27 Awaiting Response
2 Requiring Action
44 Overdue
Appeals
1 appeal awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
76 days
Success Rate
22.65%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 114 1,682
Mayor's Office 19 642
Philadelphia Law Department 6 115
Philadelphia District Attorney 6 39
Department of Revenue 5 48
City Of Philadelphia 4 19
Philadelphia City School District 4 5,150
Philadelphia Parking Authority 3 18
Mayor's Office of Public Safety 3 59
Airport 2 0