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Request for Public Records

  1. *Note to Requester: Retain a copy of this request for your files. If you eventually need to file a Request for Review with the Public Access Counselor, you will need to submit a copy of your FOIA request.
  2. Provide as much specific detail as possible so the public body can identify the information that you are seeking.
  3. If necessary, additional pages may be attached.
  4. Do you want copies of the records?*
  5. If yes, do you want
    Electronic copies will be sent as a .pdf.
  6. Is this request for a commercial purpose?*
    It is a violation of the Freedom of Information Act for a person to knowingly obtain a public record for a commercial purpose without disclosing that it is for a commerical purpose, if requested to do so by the public body. 5 ILCS 140.3.1(c)).
  7. Are you requesting a fee waiver?*
    If you are requesting that the public body waive any fees for copying the records, you must explain the request below and whether the principal purpose of the request is to access or disseminate information regarding the health, safety and welfare or legal rights of the general public 5 ILCS 140/6(c)).
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