Chapter 2.112 PUBLIC RECORDS
Section 2.112.030 Requests for public records.
In accordance with the requirements of Chapter 52.56 RCW that local agencies
unreasonable invasions of privacy, protect public records from damage or disorganization, and
prevent excessive interference with essential functions of the city, public records may be
inspected or copied or copies of such records may be obtained, by members of the public, upon
compliance with the following procedures:
A. A request shall be made in writing upon a form prepared
by the corporation counsel which
shall be available in the city clerk's office. This request shall be directed to the department head
of the department having custody of the requested record. If the appropriate department is
unknown, the request may be made to the city clerk. This request may be submitted to the
department head or the department head's designee during customary business hours.
B. The request shall include the following information:
1. The name and address of the person requesting the
2. The time of day and date on which the request was
3. The nature of the request;
4. An appropriate description of the record requested.
Nothing in this section shall relieve a department from honoring requests received by mail for
copies of identifiable public records.
(6502, Amended, 08/25/2010, Prior Text)