We are committed to providing full access to all public records in accordance with the Washington State Public Records Act and agency regulations. A request for a public record is a public record itself and is subject to disclosure under the Act.
Requesting a Public Record
We encourage you to view information available on this website, including the Agency's Process and Policy, before submitting a records request. Using the search function is a helpful way to find specific information.
The Agency processes public records requests during its regular business hours Monday-Friday. You will receive a response to your records request within five (5) business days of the day the Agency received the request. In calculating the five business days, the following are excluded: the day the Agency receives the request, weekends and holidays observed by the Agency. RCW 1.12.040.
Each request should include the following information:
Mailing address (if you would like the records mailed)
Daytime phone number
Date and time of request (for mail-in requests only)
Nature of the request, specifically identifying the public records being requested
For copies of agency records, there is a $0.15 per-page fee for standard black and white photocopies and a $0.10 per page fee for scanned copies after the first 50 pages.
Additional fees may apply for postage and nonstandard copies such as color copies, oversized documents, and photographs. Payment is required in advance and can be made by cash, check, or credit card.