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
169 Filed
37 Completed
27 Rejected
33 No Responsive Documents
18 Awaiting Acknowledgement
33 Awaiting Response
1 Requiring Action
48 Overdue
Appeals
1 appeal awaiting response
Allowed Response Time
5 days
Average Response Time
83 days
Success Rate
22.49%

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Agency Requests Pages Released
Philadelphia Police Department 107 1,655
Mayor's Office 18 603
Philadelphia District Attorney 5 25
Philadelphia Law Department 5 109
Department of Revenue 5 48
Philadelphia City School District 4 5,149
Philadelphia Parking Authority 3 18
Mayor's Office of Public Safety 3 59
Airport 2 0
Public Health 2 7