Office of the City Clerk | Requests for Records

How to Request For Review or Copies of Public Records

The City of Takoma Park is committed to transparency in government. If you wish to review or request copies of documents that are not available on the website, please request the information from the City Clerk’s Office. A simple request can usually be fulfilled quickly after receiving the request by e-mail, letter, or telephone call. More complex requests may take time to fulfill. Be sure to provide as much detail in your request as possible, and include your contact information so we know how to reach you.

Photocopies of documents are $0.25/page.

Complex requests for information may require staff research. There is a per hour charge for staff time after the first two hours. The details of the process are described in Administrative Regulation 01-3.

  • City of Takoma Park Administrative Regulation 01-3 Regarding Public Information Act Requests [need link]

Details about the Maryland Public Information Act may be found on the Maryland Attorney General’s website at: http://www.oag.state.md.us/Opengov/pia.htm