Request for City of Wilmington Public Records

This is a request for records under the Delaware Freedom of Information Act, 29 Del. C. ch. 100 and the Rules of Public Access to Records of the City of Wilmington.

Download the Request for Public Records form.

Department
Requestor
Records Requested
Be as specific as you can, describing types of records, dates, party(ies) to correspondence, subject matter, etc. The City of Wilmington ("City") will make every reasonable effort to assist you in identifying the records being sought. Requests for voluminous records may be delayed.
There may be costs involved in responding to your request. Specifically, copies are $.50 per page; $18.50 for police and/or fire records. Payment shall be in cash, by money order, business check or certified check made payable to the City of Wilmington. Identification may be requested. The City may require you to examine the records at City offices. Refer to the City's regulations regarding access to records by viewing same at the appropriate website address.
Please contact me if costs will be greater than $
*Within 15 business days from receipt of your request, the City will: (1) provide you with access to the records; (2) deny your request; or (3) state that additional time is needed.*
NOTICE: Under Delaware's Freedom of Information Act, 29 Del. C. §§10001-10006 ("FOIA"), a FOIA request or petition, along with any information contained therein or any documents attached thereto, submitted to any "public body" subject to FOIA, including, without limitation, any board, bureau, commission, department, agency or committee of the State, may itself be deemed a "public record" subject to disclosure under FOIA.