Mail to P. O. Box 830309, Richardson, Texas 75083, Attn: City Secretary's Office
Information to include in your request
Information about you:
Information about the documents you are requesting:
Suite Numbers - required if requesting Certificates of Occupancy
Time Frame for search (Examples: past 6 months; past 5 years; January-December 2015; Fiscal Year 2016-2017)
Any additional information that would help to accurately identify and locate the documents you are requesting
The Texas Government Code, Chapter 552 The Act - The Texas Public Information Act gives the public the right to request access to government information. The act is triggered when a person submits a written request to a governmental body. The request must ask for records or information already in existence. The Act does not require the governmental body to create new information, to do legal research or to answer questions.
Your Rights as a Requestor
Receive treatment equal to all other requestors
Receive a statement of estimated charges in advance
Choose whether to inspect the requested information, receive a copy of the information or both
Be notified when the governmental body asks the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for a ruling on whether the information may or must be withheld
Be copied on the governmental body's written comments to the OAG stating the reason why the stated exceptions apply
Lodge a complaint with the OAG cost rules administrator regarding any improper charges for responding to a public information request
Lodge a complaint with the OAG Hotline
For Police Records
Police department records are maintained independently. To request records from the Richardson Police Department, please contact the Records Division.
In accordance with the ADA, the City Secretary's Office will provide copies of requested documents in an alternate format to persons with disabilities upon request at no additional charge.