Freedom of Information Act Requests

Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA
Request for Public Information:

A person desiring to inspect or receive a copy of a public record must give written request for the public record to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Coordinator or Public Safety Records Coordinator. A written request may be made by facsimile, electronic mail, or other electronic transmission, but it is not considered to have been received by the FOIA coordinator until one business day after the electronic transmission is made. In order to inspect or receive a copy of a public record, please complete and submit the Request for Public Information Form and return it to the City Clerk’s Office or Public Safety Records Office.

F.O.I.A. Forms
Freedom of Information Act Request for Public Records Form

 Guideline Documents
Public Summary of Freedom of Information Act Procedures and Guidelines

Freedom of Information Act Procedures & Guidelines

Additional Forms
To Appeal a Denial of Records Form

To Appeal an Excessive Fee Form
Suspension/Waiver of Fees and Costs Affidavit Form

For more information on the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, Requests, contact:

Mark Hotz
FOIA Coordinator
City of Oak Park
14000 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237
Phone: (248) 691-7540