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Open Records
 
City of Oklahoma City

All records of public bodies and public officials are open to any person for inspection, copying, or mechanical reproduction during regular business hours.  The Open Records Act does not apply to records specifically required by law to be kept confidential.  The public bodies will provide prompt, reasonable access to its records but may establish reasonable procedures to protect the integrity of its records and to prevent excessive disruption to its essential functions. 

To submit an open records request please fill out the information below. Your request will be reviewed and you will be contacted with further details on how to collect the materials requested.

Submit Your Request Below:

Name:   
Address: City: State: Zip
Telephone: FAX: E-mail:
Firm:
Purpose:
  Description of Record(s) Requested:
 
   Required Field
 Please check box and email any attachments to cityclerk@okc.gov

If you have questions or would like to speak to a member of the City Clerk's staff call 405-297-2391 or email cityclerk@okc.gov.

Fees

The Oklahoma Open Records Act provides any public body may establish fees under this Act.  The fees for copying of existing records and other fees are contained in Chapter 60-2-1 and 60-2-2 of the Oklahoma City Municipal Code, 2010. Complete list of fees

Common Charges

  • $.25 per page (letter/legal document)
  • $4.73 to $20.67 per page for oversized documents
  • $4 CD or DVD
  • $.30 per minute search fee may apply if request is solely for a commercial purpose or causes an excessive disruption
  • Payment in advance may be required
  • $7.25 per quarter hour to create a record when the data does not exist
  • $3 notary
  • $1 certification
  • $4 mailing or shipping (plus postage)