Freedom of Information Act Requests

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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



FOIA Request Contact Information

For more information on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests, please contact:

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

For Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests specifically related to the Department of Public Safety, please contact:

Ted Kozlowski or Stephanie Prister
FOIA Coordinators for Public Safety
Oak Park Department of Public Safety
13800 Oak Park Blvd
Oak Park, MI 48237
Phone: (248) 691-7526
Email: PSFOIA@oakparkmi.gov